iTunes Payola

In some interesting music industry news, Slashdot points to a WSJ article — something about the “new gatekeepers” — which talks about the newfound power that Apple iTunes employees now enjoy. As iPods are becoming a bigger part of our lives, so the iTunes homepage is becoming a very coveted spot for any artist. But as we all know, power corrupts, and accusations of foul play are starting to emerge with fingers pointed at iTunes employees…

This story could obviously go either way, but I will be watching…

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