By Perry HoffmanOTTAWA - The dichotomy of the old and new media was clearly on display at a Parliamentary committee hearing last week. The Canadian music lobby faced off against a new media consulting firm at the Heritage committee which is studying the challenges and opportunities arising from emerging and digital media.The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) and the Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC) told the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage that the more money is needed to support Canadian artists (something talked about today in the House of Commons as the latest re-write of the Copyright Act, Bill C-32, has its...
Music industry pushes ‘iPod tax’; levy on broadband subscriptions
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