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FACT Mag: ‘The Internet is a devastating wasteland’: How social media could be making musicians sick

Music 27 February 2018

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Sally Anne Gross, Principal Lecturer in Music Business Management MA and Co-author of research project ‘Can Music Make You Sick?’, was interviewed by FACT Mag on why musicians suffered more mental health-related issues than other people.

In her interview, Sally spoke about the research project ‘Can Music Make You Sick?’ she and co-author George Musgrave led and what needs to be done to help.

Sally suggested that “[The internet] is this devastating wasteland where everybody is emoting and creating.”

She added: “Social media and the democratization of the distribution of music, which so many people see as an amazing new frontier, had me thinking, ‘Hang on a minute, what is going to happen to all these people?’”.

Find out more about the full interview with Sally on the Fact Mag website.


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