MUSIC: Imogen Heap, the much-admired British singer-songwriter, producer and music technologist, made her disquiet about the way music creativity is undervalued as a profession heard on stage at a recent Futuresource conference.
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BOOKS: In recognition of the fictional and factual thrills brought to us by authors great and small as well as publishers corporate and independent, MediaTainment Finance is publishing its Top 10 most recommended books before 2015 ends - courtesy of guest contributor Jo Shindler.
ADVERTISING/TV: UK-based advertising behemoth WPP has seen the portal that opens into the industry’s future. And, CEO Sir Martin Sorrell says, the key unlocking that gateway is investment in TV and related intellectual properties (IP).