Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-165) and index.
What copyright issues does the music industry face?. File-sharing has weakened copyright -- and helped society / Nate Anderson ; Illegal file sharing hurts musicians and society / IFPI ; Copyright helps artists make a living / Jonathan Newman ; Copyright violations do not hurt artists' income / Ernesto Van Der Sar -- How should the music industry respond to the changing market?. Lower CD prices may increase sales / Ed Christman ; The CD format should be dropped / Miles Raymer ; The new rock-star paradigm / Damian Kulash, Jr. ; The poor economy and higher gas prices are hurting touring / Luciana Lopez ; Independent artists need to explore new marketing and revenue options / Jeff McQuilkin ; Musicians need not spend too much time on online marketing / Cameron Mizell -- What role do record labels play in the twenty-first century?. Major labels must change to stay viable / Adam Frucci ; Major labels can do more for artists than indie labels can / Brent DeFore ; Indie labels are still relevant / Hugh Leask ; New report shows how much record companies are "investing in music" / IFPI ; Behind the music : the real reason why the major labels love Spotify / Helienne Lindvall -- Will changes in the industry hurt music?. The reduced focus on recording is a loss to music / Rick Carnes ; Musicians will continue to record great music / Tim Geigner ; Some artists feel that downloading of single tracks destroys the integrity of an album / Peter Lauria ; Good riddance to albums / Steven Hodson ; The classical music market is collapsing / Michael Johnson ; Contemporary classical music labels are healthy / Joseph Dalton.