Internet Radio Royalties
Friday, June 28, 2002
When a song plays on the radio, the artists who recorded it may get a whole lot of exposure, but they don’t get any royalty payments. But according to a decision in Washington this week, when a song plays on Internet radio, the artists get 70 cents for every thousand listeners. Why the small change over small change? Host Brooke Gladstone talks to NPR’s Rick Karr.