The Continuing Pursuit of a General Public Performance Right in Sound Recordings
Congress expressly exempted commercial broadcast radio under U.S. copyright law from paying a royalty to recording artists and record companies when their songs are played on the air. Student Jay All explained the current system, criticized its inequities and proposed some fixes.
A summary of the event is available here.
All, Jay, "The Continuing Pursuit of a General Public Performance Right in Sound Recordings" (2011). Student Scholar Series. 9.