Radio: Talent Unload

Last month, in its report on radio monopoly, the Federal Communications Commission kicked about the dual roles played by the talent bureaus of the two major networks in acting as both agents and employers of artists, each buying talent from themselves and selling talent to themselves and charging the talent a commission. Last week, in a hasty effort to avoid at least one future headache, CBS sold, subject to ratification, its Columbia Artists. Inc. to Music Corporation of America for a reputed $250,000. NBC was dickering to unload for the reputed same...

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