Consent Decree Impact Infographic
August 3, 2016
Brian Penick in Publishing, consent decree, doj, infographic, publishing

Editor’s Note: This infographic is intended to visualize the recent decisions made by the Department of Justice for the Consent Decrees. For more information on these decisions and how they could impact songwriters, please check out our post, “5 Things Songwriters Need to Know About the Consent Decree.” This post originally appears on the Soundstr Blog


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• Artwork: Corey Donovan

• Copy: Eron Bucciarelli-Tieger & Brian Penick

• Layout Assistant: Claire Muenchen


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