What are words worth?

Nicola Macdonald speaks exclusively to Philip Pullman about the author fees debate that has rocked the world of literary festivals. In January 2016, author Philip Pullman announced he was resigning as the patron of the Oxford Literary Festival. Ironically, for someone who achieved success with a series of epic novels, his announcement was made in

Industry weighs in on PRS tariff as deadline extended

Industry figures have reacted with caution to news that PRS for Music may increase its tariffs, after the organisation revealed that a review to see if the tariff is still ‘fit for purpose’ has been extended to 30 September (from 8 June). The music publishing collecting society’s tariff, which currently claims 3% of gross box office receipts