Music Director at WJCU Breaks with National Association of Broadcasters in Letter to Congress Supporting Artist Pay for Radio Play

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That led to joining WJCU in 2006 as the Music Director for the AAA format “The Heights” So, I’ve worked in Internet radio, at non-commercial radio, and in a more limited capacity, at a commercial station as well. My name is Blake Morgan and I’m a recording artist and songwriter living and working in New York City.

War of the Worlds - New York Times

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War of the Worlds - New York Times February 24, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist War of the Worlds By THOMAS L. It has worked so well that Karl Rove, in a recent speech to the Republican National Committee, made it a campaign theme for 2006. Congress should focus on the N.S.A. embassy in New Delhi has apologized.

War of the Worlds - New York Times

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War of the Worlds - New York Times February 24, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist War of the Worlds By THOMAS L. It has worked so well that Karl Rove, in a recent speech to the Republican National Committee, made it a campaign theme for 2006. Congress should focus on the N.S.A. embassy in New Delhi has apologized.

Osama's Crusade in Darfur - New York Times

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Osama's Crusade in Darfur - New York Times April 25, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist By NICHOLAS D. These are the kinds of ideas they can urge on the White House and their members of Congress — or on embassies like Egypt's. peacekeepers and other infidels. Osama's tape underscores the fact that a tougher approach carries real risks.

Osama's Crusade in Darfur - New York Times

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Osama's Crusade in Darfur - New York Times April 25, 2006 Op-Ed Columnist By NICHOLAS D. These are the kinds of ideas they can urge on the White House and their members of Congress — or on embassies like Egypt's. peacekeepers and other infidels. Osama's tape underscores the fact that a tougher approach carries real risks.

New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times

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Investigations into Congressional corruption are taking a toll as the elections approach: 61 percent of Americans now hold an unfavorable view of Congress, the highest in 10 years. More than half of the respondents said they believed that most members of Congress would exchange votes for money or favors. 11 attacks.

Presidential Power Has Limits, Alito Tells Senators - New York Times

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Presidential Power Has Limits, Alito Tells Senators - New York Times January 10, 2006 Presidential Power Has Limits, Alito Tells Senators By DAVID STOUT WASHINGTON, Jan. Mr. Leahy asked the nominee whether he agreed with President Bush's interpretation of the powers conferred on him by Congress after the attacks of Sept.

Presidential Power Has Limits, Alito Tells Senators - New York Times

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Presidential Power Has Limits, Alito Tells Senators - New York Times January 10, 2006 Presidential Power Has Limits, Alito Tells Senators By DAVID STOUT WASHINGTON, Jan. Mr. Leahy asked the nominee whether he agreed with President Bush's interpretation of the powers conferred on him by Congress after the attacks of Sept.

DeLay Is Quitting Race and House, Officials Report - New York Times

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DeLay Is Quitting Race and House, Officials Report - New York Times April 4, 2006 By CARL HULSE WASHINGTON, April 3 — Representative Tom DeLay, the relentless Texan who helped lead House Republicans to power but became ensnared in a corruption scandal, has decided to leave Congress, House officials said Monday night.

DeLay Is Quitting Race and House, Officials Report - New York Times

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DeLay Is Quitting Race and House, Officials Report - New York Times April 4, 2006 By CARL HULSE WASHINGTON, April 3 — Representative Tom DeLay, the relentless Texan who helped lead House Republicans to power but became ensnared in a corruption scandal, has decided to leave Congress, House officials said Monday night.

Senate Panel Rebuffed on Documents on U.S. Spying - New York Times

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Spying - New York Times February 2, 2006 Senate Panel Rebuffed on Documents on U.S. But when asked whether the classified legal opinions would be made available to Congress, a senior Justice Department official said Wednesday, "I don't think they're coming out." Senate Panel Rebuffed on Documents on U.S. 11 attacks.

Senate Panel Rebuffed on Documents on U.S. Spying - New York Times

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Spying - New York Times February 2, 2006 Senate Panel Rebuffed on Documents on U.S. But when asked whether the classified legal opinions would be made available to Congress, a senior Justice Department official said Wednesday, "I don't think they're coming out." Senate Panel Rebuffed on Documents on U.S. 11 attacks.

Study Says 80% of New Orleans Blacks May Not Return - New York Times

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Study Says 80% of New Orleans Blacks May Not Return - New York Times January 27, 2006 Study Says 80% of New Orleans Blacks May Not Return By JAMES DAO WASHINGTON, Jan. The study, financed by a grant from the National Science Foundation, was released Thursday, 10 days after the mayor of New Orleans, C.

Study Says 80% of New Orleans Blacks May Not Return - New York Times

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Study Says 80% of New Orleans Blacks May Not Return - New York Times January 27, 2006 Study Says 80% of New Orleans Blacks May Not Return By JAMES DAO WASHINGTON, Jan. The study, financed by a grant from the National Science Foundation, was released Thursday, 10 days after the mayor of New Orleans, C.

Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is - New York Times

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Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is - New York Times January 13, 2006 News Analysis Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is By ADAM LIPTAK WASHINGTON, Jan. On Thursday, he said he "can't think of a reason why" Congress could not outlaw employment discrimination against gay men and lesbians. Alito Jr.

Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is - New York Times

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Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is - New York Times January 13, 2006 News Analysis Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is By ADAM LIPTAK WASHINGTON, Jan. On Thursday, he said he "can't think of a reason why" Congress could not outlaw employment discrimination against gay men and lesbians. Alito Jr.

Congress passes the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2005

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Congress has amended the Federal Communications Act, in response to the super bowl “wardrobe malfunction” of Janet Jackson that caused such controversy. Congress amplified the penalties for “indecent” broadcasts to $325,000 per violation up to a ceiling of $3 million “for any single act.” Penalties are assessed by the FCC. Mele v.

Congress passes the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2005

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Congress has amended the Federal Communications Act, in response to the super bowl “wardrobe malfunction” of Janet Jackson that caused such controversy. Congress amplified the penalties for “indecent” broadcasts to $325,000 per violation up to a ceiling of $3 million “for any single act.” Penalties are assessed by the FCC. Mele v.

The Times's Dealings With Julian Assange - NYTimes.com

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Back in New York we assembled a team of reporters, data experts and editors and quartered them in an out-of-the-way office. military.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SUNDANCE FILMMAKERS

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Fleeing a criminal past, Juan hops a truck transporting illegal immigrants from Mexico to New York City, where he meets Pedro, who is seeking his rich father. 26, 2006) [link Desire is a burning sickness for Rae, while making her the white-trash sexual target of every man and boy in her small Tennessee town. World Premiere.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SUNDANCE FILMMAKERS

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Fleeing a criminal past, Juan hops a truck transporting illegal immigrants from Mexico to New York City, where he meets Pedro, who is seeking his rich father. 26, 2006) [link Desire is a burning sickness for Rae, while making her the white-trash sexual target of every man and boy in her small Tennessee town. World Premiere.

CBS 46: News and Weather for Atlanta, GA, WGCL, CBS46.com | Copyright office issues 6 new rights, including cell phone reuse

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Other copyright exemptions approved by the Library of Congress will let film professors copy snippets from DVDs for educational compilations and let blind people use special software to read copy-protected electronic books. All told, Librarian of Congress James H. The new rules will take effect Monday and expire in three years.

CBS 46: News and Weather for Atlanta, GA, WGCL, CBS46.com | Copyright office issues 6 new rights, including cell phone reuse

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Other copyright exemptions approved by the Library of Congress will let film professors copy snippets from DVDs for educational compilations and let blind people use special software to read copy-protected electronic books. All told, Librarian of Congress James H. The new rules will take effect Monday and expire in three years.

Underreporting and No Accountability: Another Reason Streaming Royalties are So Small

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And the new proposed regulations would actually make the status quo even worse.  It all just gets curiouser and curiouser. respectfully submit that the Copyright Office should seek to create in new regulations for Sec. We’re all mad here… Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland , by Lewis Carroll. Submitted Electronically.

Privacy Rights, Property Rights and Google

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Since MTP started in 2006, we have focused primarily on artist rights.  “Is that… ?” “Oh god, we don’t pay them.”

The Return of Orphan Works Part 2: A Solution in Search of a Problem

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The concept probably started with–wait for it–Lawrence Lessig–in his 2003 New York Times op ed “ Protecting Mickey Mouse at Art’s Expense “   (This from someone with little to do with either Mickey Mouse or art.)  ” I thought not. So how in the world did this orphan works thing get started?

The Debate Over Sirius' Attempt to Directly License Music - SoundExchange Once Said A Marketplace Negotiation to Adjust for High Rates "Was to Be Expected"

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The most recent report about Sirius' efforts was in the New York Times , here. This is not a new story - Rhapsody reportedly tried the same thing earlier this year, and Clear Channel tried to get royalty waivers from independent artists several years ago in exchange for more exposure for their music (see our stories, here and here ).