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FROM SNOBBY TO SUSTAINABLE: MOVING MUSEUM FUNDRAISING FROM SELECT ELITIST CONTRIBUTIONS TO DIVERSE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION

By Yuha Jung

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With public funding for the arts decreasing, fundraising is becoming more vital—especially for museums where contributions comprise most of their revenue. However, traditional fundraising models, relying heavily on wealthy, white, well-educated donors, is less effective, excluding many perspectives and people. Museums need more inclusive fundraising to continue to thrive. Continue reading “FROM SNOBBY TO SUSTAINABLE: MOVING MUSEUM FUNDRAISING FROM SELECT ELITIST CONTRIBUTIONS TO DIVERSE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION”

GOING MEANS TROUBLE AND STAYING MAKES IT DOUBLE: THE VALUE OF LICENSING RECORDED MUSIC ONLINE

By Christian Handke, Balász Bodó and Joan-Josep Vallbé

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A longstanding and divisive debate rages over copyright enforcement online. This article discusses an alternative approach of a copyright compensation system (CCS) floated mostly by legal scholars. The few economists paying any attention have been skeptical. This article should change that. It provides solid evidence that a CCS for recorded music could more than double rights holder revenues from sales of recorded music while leaving consumers better off at the same time. Continue reading “GOING MEANS TROUBLE AND STAYING MAKES IT DOUBLE: THE VALUE OF LICENSING RECORDED MUSIC ONLINE”

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