January 16, 1998 |
A coalition of record industry officials joined civil rights leader Jesse Jackson on Thursday in New York to discuss racism and sexism in the entertainment business. The panel, which included representatives from PolyGram, Walt Disney Co. and the chairwoman of the Recording Industry Assn. of America, examined the economic status of minorities in the music business, where black and female artists generate huge profits but rarely participate in the running of corporations.
January 15, 1995 |
The Recording Industry Assn. of America and SoundScan agree that the biggest-selling album of 1994 was "The Lion King." But that's where the agreement ends. The Washington-based RIAA--a trade association that represents the nation's record conglomerates--declared in a year-end media blitz that the Disney soundtrack album sold a staggering 7 million copies since its spring release.
April 13, 2012 |
Ann Romney didn't draw a salary when she was a stay-at-home mom raising five boys. But if she had, she'd have pulled in more than $112,000 a year in today's dollars, suggests a popular new study. Each year, Salary.com asks thousands of stay-at-home moms to complete a detailed survey about how they spend their days managing a household and raising children. The popular website dedicated to salary compensation issues then puts a price tag on all that cooking, cleaning, chauffeuring, laundry-doing .... This year's study says the average stay-at-home mom's compensation would total $112,962 a year.
April 16, 2012 |
Contrasting the results of the first Gallup daily presidential poll , CNN and ORC International have found President Obama in possession of a 9-point lead over presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. The 52%-43% split in favor of the president runs counter to Gallup's results, which placed the former Massachusetts governor in the lead with 47% to Obama's 45%. Results of a poll delving deeper into the candidates themselves also leaned in Obama's favor.
October 18, 2002 |
A bill designed to save small Internet radio stations from bankruptcy foundered Thursday, failing to win final approval from the Senate before lawmakers adjourned until after the November elections. Many Webcasters face a potentially ruinous day of reckoning Sunday, when four years' worth of back royalties are due to be paid. The bill by House Judiciary Committee Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R-Wis.
May 5, 2001 |
In response to continued congressional pressure to stop marketing music containing mature-themed language to children, recording industry officials late this week said they would form a new parental advisory task force. "We are going to do a better job--in particular, in those areas pointed out in the [Federal Trade Commission] report where the industry's own implementation of its own guidelines was lacking," said Recording Industry Assn. of America President Hilary Rosen.
April 13, 2002 |
The recording industry is having a cow over an ad campaign that features a Holstein singing along to a hip-hop cover of a Gordon Lightfoot tune. The cow singing "Sundown" is part of Gateway Inc.'s new campaign taking a stand in the burgeoning battle over digital music. "Gateway supports your right to enjoy digital music legally," the ad concludes.
March 20, 2002 |
A fight between recording artists and their music labels continued before the state Senate on Tuesday, offering an inside view of economics and tensions in a troubled industry. Singer Don Henley of the Eagles and others intent on ending binding long-term contracts in the recording industry battled publicly a third time with entertainment executives who said labor law changes would "make a bad situation worse."
April 1, 1999 |
True or false? Young people love to buy music, they crave rock 'n' roll, and record stores are indisputably their favorite places to shop for sounds. Answers: False, false and false. A new consumer profile of music buyers by the Recording Industry Assn. of America offers some insights into a business being buffeted by change. The music industry shipped $13.7 billion worth of music to merchants in 1998, up from $12.2 billion the year before.
April 14, 2012
SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer GOP race: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.); world affairs: Former British prime minister Tony Blair. 3 p.m. CNN The Chris Matthews Show How former presidents help the current president; possibility of a Hillary Clinton presidential bid in 2016. (N) 5 p.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today Beluga whales; Today's life illustrated. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC State of the Union With Candy Crowley GOP unity, 2012 politics: Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus; the Trayvon Martin case, civility, the 2012 campaign: Bill Cosby.