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On Monday 22d March 2010 – John Smith, of The Musicians’ Union, spoke at the parliamentary reception to save 6 Music and the Asian Network. The reception was addressed by John Grogan MP, Luke Crawley, AGS BECTU, Jeremy Dear GS NUJ and Andy Prodger AGS Equity. John Smith made the following points: BBC gets good [...]
The Musicians’ Union (MU) is asking the BBC to reconsider its plans to close 6 Music. The plans were set out today in the BBC’s Strategy Review, which also, more positively, outlined the BBC’s commitment to invest in new programming. John Smith, General Secretary of the MU says: “The BBC’s investment in and contribution to [...]
Music Supported Here, already backed by a host of artists and bands including Kasabian, Florence + The Machine and Robbie Williams, is a campaign and platform to help performers gain – or regain – control of their music and rights and stop them from being “ripped-off”.
A new MU campaign aims to curb illegal filesharing, not by preaching, but by encouraging pride in paying for music. Katie Allen reports: Getting the attention of teenagers is tricky at the best of times, let alone when you’re trying to enter a dialogue on copyright law. The Musicians’ Union’s decision to tackle the issue of copyright with ‘generation why-pay’,
Aim to have your product available to journalists and DJs at least two weeks before the release date to allow time for reviews and test plays.
The MU’s campaign against the sale of members’ music through the BNP website generated a lot of media coverage.