State News Roundup, Are Musicians’ Earnings Keeping Up With The Industry?, Child Sex Abuse Images Investigation

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Telemark Lodge
Telemark Lodge near Cable, Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of James Bolen/Cable Area Chamber of Commerce

Our state news roundup includes a new plan to redevelop the dormant Telemark Lodge in northwest Wisconsin. Then we ask what increased music industry revenue looks like for artists. And we discuss an investigative series into online child sex abuse images with one of the reporters involved.

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  • State News Roundup – March 6, 2020

    A proposed Sheboygan County solar farm is dividing residents in the town of Holland. We find out about the project and how it’s being received. We also hear about a new plan to redevelop northern Wisconsin’s Telemark Lodge and check up on a proposal for a disability resource center in La Crosse.

  • What Your Streaming Subscription Dollars Do (Or Don't Do) For Musicians

    While more people continue to pay a subscription fee for on-demand music services, many users don’t have a clear idea about how, and if, their plays support the artists they’re listening to. We talk with a professor about how digital listening habits have affected the way artists make their money.

  • New York Times Investigates Epidemic Of Child Sex Abuse Images Online

    An investigation from The New York Times has revealed that the number of images of child sex abuse being shared on the internet is out of control, and the systems in place to stop it are at a breaking point. We hear from one of the investigative reporters behind the story.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Kristyn Halbig-Ziehm Guest
  • Olivia Herken Guest
  • Barry Adams Guest
  • Jeremy Morris Guest
  • Michael Keller Guest

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