iTunes and the Music Business Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

iTunes and the Music Business
A look at the impact of iTunes on music sales and the recording industry.
# 125010 | 1,000 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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An assessment of the impact of iTunes as a music-merchandising method on the structure of music sales and of the recording industry more generally, including forecasts of possible industry development.

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"Digital and online delivery of recorded music and other programming through such mechanisms as MP,, iTunes and iPod has had a measurable effect on the recording industry. The big picture is one of new technologies and Internet use for the distribution of music as a digital information good. (Bockstedt, Kauffman and Riggins) Historically, the delivery of recorded music was via a tangible medium, whether vinyl cassette tape or compact disc, backgrounded by a value chain and channels of distribution that positioned record labels as monopolists of the..."

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