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4 May 2011

Is Digital Piracy Killing Pop Music?

For the week of May 8th, 2011

Guest: Joel Waldfogel, professor in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, Frederick R Kappel Chair in Applied Economics

Issues: Did Napster kill quality pop music?; The rise of indie labels; The future of copyright and intellectual property; The future of major music labels; How other industries can learn from the music industry’s failure; How songs lose value over time and create hunger for new music

Part 1

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Part 2

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