How the music industry uses big data to create a hit

Aired: 11/27/2014 | 0:08:30 | Clip
Is big data killing good music? As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff speaks with Derek Thompson, whose piece in this month’s magazine featured how data collected by Shazam and other music apps is not just predicting the next hit but influencing today’s music as well.

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