Taylor's Takedown

Kurzius, Alexa C.
November 2015
Scholastic DynaMath;Nov2015, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p14
The article reports on efforts of music performer Taylor Swifts in helping musicians get fair share for the digital format of their work. Topics discussed include music streaming service Apple Music to pay royalties to musicians after Swift's effort, plan of Swift and Irish music group U2 to make a platform for digital music which will provide fair fee to the artists, and the statistics of revenue from various format of music distributions. A quiz for decimal multiplication is also presented.


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