NYT: Ads Test Payola Case Settlement

NYT: Ads Test Payola Case Settlement
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“Hardly more than a year has passed since the nation’s biggest record labels started agreeing to a series of measures that were intended to end the industry’s long history of employing bribes and other shady practices to influence which songs are heard on the radio.”
The New York Times checks in on radio/label practices.


Avoid the Payola Police

During 2005, the issue of payola received more public attention than at any time since the "pay-for-play" record scandals of the late 1950s.