M meets: Chris Butler, MPA

The chairman of the Music Publishers' Association shares his views on an industry in flux, points to some of the lessons learned from the Napster days, and explains why much still needs to be done to keep ahead of the game.

Evolution not revolution

Smartphones, sheet music and syncs: Anita Awbi spends time with the publishing community to find an industry in flux

Free songwriter session: royalties and publishing

A free session aimed at demystifying music publishing and helping songwriters identify revenue streams will take place in Sunderland on 17 May. Attendees will get the opportunity to learn from the expert knowledge and experiences of guest speakers. Apply here.

Jonathan Simon

Jonathan Simon, former MCPS Chairman and PRS Board director, has passed away.

Tracking all over the world

How do you accurately track your music when it’s broadcast on international TV? According to Anne Miller, not without some difficulty...

That’s Rich

Ellis Rich is stepping down after six years’ service leading the PRS board. Charlotte Otter reviews the long and distinguished career of one of the industry’s well loved figures.