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What a great way to start Grammy Week! Last night Adam Dorn, Karoline Kramer Gould, David Lowery and Blake Morgan came together to tell their personal stories and they let me moderate. Each of them has an inspiring story of how they came to their personal epiphany, their inspiration to turn to advocacy as part of their lives.
And in case it wasn’t clear–we were recruiting! Follow them on Twitter through the #irespectmusic and @theblakemorgan, @radioclevekkg @davidclowery @moceanworker and @musictechpolicy.
The following are my introductory remarks to the panel:
Successful advocacy sits on a three legged stool whether we like it or not—lobbyists, campaign contributions and individual action. The music industry and the larger entertainment industry has largely failed to achieve successful advocacy. We still have essentially the same problems today that we had 15 years ago and the industry is at least half its former…
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