What we've been working on:
Our research supported by this grant has taken shape with an overarching theme/ structure:
Streaming Economy: Defaults & Alternatives.
In it, we highlight:
and then propose alternatives for streaming
(4) Revenue Models
(5) Payout Models
and then recommend
Throughout this thread, Web Monetization technology is suggested as ways to form alternatives-- particularly in revenue and payout models for streaming.
Timeline & press push:
We plan to publicly announce the final research on July 13th. Our calendar is June is packed with a community membership drive and our Season 2 artist launch.
For the press push, we will seek placement on media that we have existing relationships with like "Platform & Stream", Music Ally, Hype Bot.
We even plan to make a physical zine version of this research!