Posts Tagged ‘ownership’

SOURCE: Browne, Rolling Stone Online Article, ” Record Biz Braces for Legal Battles Over Copyright Law” <http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/record-biz-braces-for-legal-battles-over-copyright-law-20110902&gt;. Over the summer, one of the music industry issues I tried to stay abreast of was the debate revolving around copyright termination rights and the desire to clarify the copyright laws.  My interest, however, lies more on the […]


UK paper the London Telegraph reported on Friday that Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile in the US) is considering making an offer to buy mobile competitor Sprint/Nextel. Though the numbers – 82.3 million subscribers, and moving ahead of AT&T in the US market to the number 2 spot – make the deal look sweet as can be, […]


There are a number of issues in the Disney/Marvel acquisition which hark to hidden perceptions and prejudices that society holds. I listen to The Business, which is a podcast run by the public radio station KCRW and it highlighted some points in the story (Disney/Marvel mash-up) which I don’t many people realised. Did you know […]


After former US President George Bush famously (and proudly) declared never to read newspapers, now it is his colleague in Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, who is calling on his allies to stop reading newspapers (as reported by Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad). Interestingly, Berlusconi’s media empire includes ownership of several newspapers.