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UK's Competition and Markets Authority Calls for Greater Regulation of Digital Marketplace
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UK’s Competition and Markets Authority Calls for Greater Regulation of Digital Marketplace

On July 1, the United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released its final market study report on online platforms and digital advertising. The study, ... Read More
New Facebook Policy Priorities Original News Content
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New Facebook Policy Priorities Original News Content

On June 30, Facebook announced that original reporting with transparent authorship would be ranked higher in users’ News Feeds. Facebook hopes that by boosting original ... Read More
#BlackLivesMatter: Featured Editorials
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#BlackLivesMatter: Featured Editorials

News publishers across the country and around the world have long been witnesses to and reporters of historical moments and movements. Journalists have been on ... Read More
Google Announces Plan to Start Paying Some News Publishers
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Google Announces Plan to Start Paying Some News Publishers

On June 25, Google published a blog with its plan to start a “licensing program to support the news industry.” The program is supposed to ... Read More
White Paper: How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt Journalism
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White Paper: How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt Journalism

The News Media Alliance has produced a White Paper, “How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt ... Read More
Republican Senators Introduce New Bill to Limit Section 230
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Republican Senators Introduce New Bill to Limit Section 230

On June 17, Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) proposed the “Limiting Section 230 Immunity to Good Samaritans Act,” requiring digital platforms to fulfill their duty of good ... Read More
DOJ Proposes Section 230 Immunity Limitations
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DOJ Proposes Section 230 Immunity Limitations

On June 17, the Department of Justice (DOJ) proposed changes to the Section 230 immunity that big tech currently enjoys. It includes requiring the platforms to ... Read More
Alliance Releases New White Paper Outlining Google’s Dominant Market Behavior, Harming of Journalism
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Alliance Releases New White Paper Outlining Google’s Dominant Market Behavior, Harming of Journalism

Today, the News Media Alliance released a White Paper, “How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt ... Read More
Most Americans Don’t Trust Big Tech, Recent Study Says
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Most Americans Don’t Trust Big Tech, Recent Study Says

On June 16, Gallup and the Knight Foundation released a poll showing that eight out of every 10 Americans don’t trust big tech to moderate ... Read More
Ad Companies Keyword Block Terms Related to the Black Lives Matter Movement
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Ad Companies Keyword Block Terms Related to the Black Lives Matter Movement

AdAge reports that certain marketers are blocking keywords that would put advertising content next to Black Lives Matter coverage. These keywords include “BLM,” “George Floyd” ... Read More
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