CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including the latest YouTube backlash from brands who’ve had their adverts placed next to controversial content, the doubt suddenly appearing over Ireland’s new anti-touting laws, and the private equity firm ordered to hand millions of dollars back to a Guvera investor. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.
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Stories discussed this week:
• More advertiser issues for YouTube after brands pull ads over drill video placements
• Irish Senator opposes ticket touting laws because it might cost Viagogo jobs
• Harvey Goldsmith urges Irish politicians to pass tout ban, even if some Viagogo employees lose their jobs
• Finance outfit ordered to refund millions to exploited Guvera investor
• Warner Music is no longer a Spotify shareholder
• Kanye West not ready for Carpool Karaoke
• BBC Proms to launch VR version of Anna Meredith’s ‘Five Telegrams’ project
• Whatever Happened To Pizza At McDonald’s?