Crabtree, Susan
July 2003
Daily Variety;7/29/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 17, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the appointment of Mitch Bainwol, former chief of staff to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, as chairman-chief executive officer of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Inc. in the U.S. Career background of Bainwol; Views of Bainwol on the appointment; Factors considered by RIAA in the selection of Bainwol for the position.


Related Articles

  • New RIAA chief finding his groove. Crabtree, Susan // Variety;9/29/2003, Vol. 392 Issue 7, p6 

    Profiles RIAA CEO Mitch Bainwol. His career in the U.S. Senate; Reputation of Bainwol as a politician; Duties and responsibilities.

  • RIAA Abandons Piracy Lawsuit Strategy.  // International Musician;Feb2009, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p4 

    The article reports that the Recording Industry Association of America Inc. (RIAA) has abandoned its piracy lawsuit strategy. It states that the decision to stop happened in August 2008, which was also the time when RIAA has reached agreements with several Internet providers to notify illegal...

  • My call of duty has me at mercy of Hold Boy. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;8/15/2006, Vol. 395 Issue 35, p12 

    The article focuses on the views of the author on the music that is played on a telephone while it is put on hold. According to Recording Industry Association of America Inc.'s chairman and CEO Mitch Bainwol, many people who call him like the hold music so much that they ask him to put them back...

  • A Happy Tune. Vaida, Bara // National Journal;12/8/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 49, p60 

    The article reports on the extension of the employment contract of Mitch Bainwol, as chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) until 2010. It mentions that Bainwol was the former aide of then-Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist. It states that the RIAA paid Bainwol...

  • RIAA's agenda gets Frist twist. Triplett, William // Variety;7/17/2006, Vol. 403 Issue 8, p5 

    The article deals with the support of U.S. Majority Bill Frist for an anti-piracy technology provision stipulated in the Senate telecommunications bill which is supported by the Recording Industry Association of America. The relation between association president Mitch Bainwol and Frist is...

  • Back In The Ring. Christman, Ed // Billboard;2/14/2009, Vol. 121 Issue 6, p6 

    The article discusses the debate between music performers represented by U.S. Congressmen John Conyers and Patrick Leahy, who introduced the U.S. Performance Rights Act, and terrestrial radio stations. This bill would require radio stations to pay performers and rights holders royalties, a move...

  • Bainwol named RIAA chairman.  // Music Week;8/9/2003, Issue 31, p2 

    Reports career developments related to music trade as of August 2003. Appointment of Mitch Bainwol as chairman and chief executive officer of the Recording Industry Association of America; Selection of Gero Garcia as executive vice-president of Warner Music International Inc.; Promotion of...

  • CEA, Music Biz Debate Audio Flag. Palenchar, Joseph // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;7/3/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p8 

    The article focuses on the U.S. Congressional hearing regarding the Audio Broadcast Flag Licensing Act of 2006. The act would require an audio broadcast copy-control flag on digital terrestrial and satellite broadcasts. Mitch Bainwol, chairman and chief executive officer of the U.S. Recording...

  • Billy, We Hardly Knew Ye. Cringely, Robert X. // InfoWorld;6/26/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p6 

    The article provides an update of issues related to the information technology sector in the U.S. Microsoft CEO Bill Gates announced plans to scale back his day-to-day duties at Microsoft starting in July 2008. The reason behind his decision was so he could spend more time with his charitable...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics