Matthew Cook is joined by Murray Stassen, Deputy editor of Music Week,discussing the current debate surrounding copyright laws. John Telfer, the new director of BMG Brazil and Co-Founder of Basement Music, discusses the company's development. Matt also discusses the European Copyright Law with Nathalie Vandystadt, the European Commission spokesperson for the Digital Single Market. Frey Lindsay looks at Elvis Costello's ban from Saturday Night Live as an example of how interpretation can lead to something one didn't think was possible.
This week Matthew Cook visits Action Aid HQ, a leading international charity who support women and children in extreme poverty, fight for the rights of the world's poorest people in forty three countries, work with over five thousand schools globally to get children and young people the education they deserve, and have been campaigning for change for over forty years.
This week Matthew Cook visits Charity Stars, a platform for celebrities and athletes to donate their goods, or time, that are then auctioned off with the proceeds raised going to the celebrity's charity of choice.