Fairness Rocks News Buyout controversy: PRS for Music pens open letter to broadcasters


Fairness Rocks News Buyout controversy: PRS for Music pens open letter to broadcasters

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Author: Jake Bickerton

Date: February 25, 2020

Original Source: Broadcast

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Buyout controversy: PRS for Music pens open letter to broadcasters

PRS for Music CEO Andrea C. Martin has published an open letter to broadcasters and commissioners following recent controversy surrounding broadcasters attempting to force composers to accept buyout deals.

Late last year, Broadcast reported a move by Discovery Networks to force music makers to give up their entitlement to performance royalties for music used across Discovery Networks’ channels.

Read More: https://www.broadcastnow.co.uk/tech/music-rights-chief-buyouts-must-stop/5147611.article