Lueda Alia has found success on both sides of fence as a writer/editor and a publicist. She currently runs multi-media site MadeOfChalk.com and is the Director of Industry Relations at 24West. The issue of internships has become a hot topic in the music industry lately, and I, for one, welcome the debate. Normally, I try to not take any “political” stance when it comes to issues in the industry, as there are often pros and cons to everything; furthermore, I try to not alienate people with whom I have a professional relationship, since we are all entitled to our own...

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