The music business has been growing for the last few years after going into a decline in 1999. And it doesn’t have to do with buying MP3s .
The news and music industries have long been compared; they were disrupted by the Internet at about the same time and forever changed.
Are there still lessons to be learned between the two industries. Would a “Spotify model” work for news? Some efforts have been tried and failed from traditional media companies, the tech powers that control the platforms and entrepreneurial startups.