Revenue Streams by Music Platforms
data visualization by Ghafar Shah (@GhafarShah9) / slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: bar graph
Source: “Music Industry: 40 Years of Sales by Platform” by Ghafar Shah (via Tableau)
Rys, Dan. “US Recorded Music Revenue Reaches $11.1 Billion in 2019, 79% From Streaming: RIAA.” Billboard, published on February 25, 2020.
Wikström, Patrik. “The Music Industry in the Age of Digital Distribution.” Published on BBVA Open Mind, from the book Change: 19 Key Essays on How the Internet Is Changing Our Lives (2013).
Sweney, Mark. “Taylor Swift strikes a blow for fellow artists as digital revenues soar.” The Guardian, published on November 24, 2018.
Potential Math Content: bar graph, making sense of the x-axis, scale along the y-axis, developing theories about why
Potential Content Connections: music, technology, economy, the arts