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Resource ID: #19768
Subject: Media
Source: ABC News 20/20
Date: May 24



An ABC News 20/20 investigation confirming that a form of payola -- paying a radio station for airplay -- is rampant in the recording industry today because of a loophole. Some media giants which own dozens, sometimes hundreds, of radio stations, are now selling exclusive access to their playlists to independent promoters, called indies.

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