By Mark Mulligan from Music Industry Blog. The plight of artists and songwriters grappling with download dollars transforming into streaming cents is well documented and a series of long term, sustainable solutions are needed (I wrote about some here). The debate occurs alongside an assumption that there is widespread concern for the creators’ and their livelihood. Unfortunately the general sympathy that is apparent within the echo chamber of the online press and social media does not translate to the broader population In a recent MIDiA Research survey we asked consumers the following question: “Some singers and bands are concerned that...

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