Payola

Number 19768
Subject Media
Source ABC News 20/20
State
Year 2002
Publication Date May 24
Summary 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.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 11
Keywords TAPE;TRANSCRIPT;payola;radio;media;radio stations;indies;promoters;recording industry;playlists;Radio One;music industry
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