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Date: 06/22/13 12:20 PM

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    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 12:20 pm
    Link: Ask A Network Head! - MTV? Why don`t you air music videos anymore?...Now I have the sad :(
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
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    June 22, 2013 at 12:53 pm
    He`s right about the different direction they`ve taken because back in the day musicians NEEDED record labels in order to become successful (financially). Back in the day the only way to get exposure was to be on the radio & MTV, not so much now thanks to social media. More & more bands take the DIY approach now because, while it does come out of our pockets at first, once you start selling albums, tickets & other merch that money is yours, there`s no record company taking their cut.

    With a little bit of technical know-how and relatively inexpensive software you can record an album using a PC or laptop. If you know how to produce and have access to a mixing board you can also do that yourself, or have someone you know do it so you don`t have to pay much for that either.

    The sh*t he says about "stealing music" is pretty much just that, sh*t.
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    shamrock1014 Male 40-49
    313 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 12:57 pm
    Mid-20s? She wouldn`t know about music videos on MTV.
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
    3844 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm
    How sexist...the Head of MTV Programming is a woman named Susanne Daniels.

    (PS - I`m KIDDING about the sexism, it`s just a joke.)
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    Apexs Male 30-39
    355 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 1:57 pm
    All i am saying is
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    keith2 Male 18-29
    2587 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 2:02 pm
    I hated MTV and VH1 back then as much as I still do today. They can play static all day. Don`t care.
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    lauriloo Female 40-49
    1803 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 2:07 pm
    Why doesn`t TLC have anything actually educational on it anymore?
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    flying_ltj Male 18-29
    340 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 2:18 pm
    If she`s in her mid 20s, I think the last time they played music videos on MTV was when she was approximately age 5.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35649 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    The best bit of the `80s was MTV. It was new, revolutionary. VJs were superstars. No one said "have you heard..." they asked "Did you see the B52s new video?"

    It was an awesome time.
    Ripped sweatshirts
    Parachute pants
    Leg warmers!
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    TechMistress Female 40-49
    61 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 2:32 pm
    @Keith2, you`re way too young to remember when MTV was great. I`m talking before Yo MTV Raps. I don`t know how anyone in their `mid 20s` would even know what MTV really was.
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    Nomud Male 18-29
    102 posts
    June 22, 2013 at 4:19 pm
    My god, IAB. If I wanted ancient memes I`d watch Tosh.0.
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    edana42 Female 50-59
    2510 posts
    June 23, 2013 at 5:01 am
    MTV hasn`t played music vids way before this gen. Hell, I was the original vid gen and it wasnt too many years after that people were wondering WTF with MTV.
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    edana42 Female 50-59
    2510 posts
    June 23, 2013 at 5:03 am
    "Why doesn`t TLC have anything actually educational on it anymore?"

    Why doesn`t History Channel have anything actually historical on it anymore?
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    katluver Male 18-29
    321 posts
    June 23, 2013 at 12:16 pm
    Zis is da repost.
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    cheeseb Male 30-39
    253 posts
    June 24, 2013 at 6:24 am
    ha ha. If that dude really is the head of MTV, I`m gonna start watching MTV again.

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