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Q&A From #AskTheMU Streaming Special Now Available to Read Online

We hosted a special Q&A with MU Deputy General Secretary Naomi Pohl and Ivors Academy CEO Graham Davies on Wednesday 16 September, and it’s now available to read online.

Published: 17 September 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:31 PM
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We need to ensure income streams to creators and performers are strengthened. Royalties sustain careers. Photo credit: Shutterstock

You can read the full thread of questions and answers on unroll now.

MU General Secretary Naomi Pohl commented on the importance of the conversation, and how concerned members could act next:

“At times like these, we need to ensure income streams to creators and performers are strengthened. Royalties sustain careers. To support us, sign the #FixStreaming petition and get involved with the #BrokenRecord campaign.”

Campaigning to fix streaming

The MU and Ivors Academy are working together to fix streaming and keep music alive.

Over 16,000 people have signed the petition calling for an urgent Government review, and decision makers are taking notice.

MPs on Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee are backing our call, and the press is listening too. Pitchfork, Wired and more have looked at the #FixStreaming campaign, grassroots #BrokenRecord movement, and our collective push for real and meaningful change.

Add your voice to the call – sign the Fix Streaming petition now.

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