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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Australian News Media Bargaining Code Report Requiring Big Tech to Pay for News
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Australian News Media Bargaining Code Report Requiring Big Tech to Pay for News

The News Media Alliance commends the release today of the Australian Parliament’s Economics Legislation Committee Report on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) News ... Read More
Maryland Exempts News Publishers from Ad Tax
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Maryland Exempts News Publishers from Ad Tax

On February 5, Maryland Senate President William Ferguson introduced a bill that would exempt news publishers from Maryland’s digital advertising tax. The legislation also prohibits the taxable ... Read More
Google Launches News Showcase in Australia
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Google Launches News Showcase in Australia

On February 4, Google announced it was launching its News Showcase in Australia. If publishers agree to Google’s terms, Google will pay them for including their content ... Read More
Canadian Publishers Urge Parliament to Preserve Press
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Canadian Publishers Urge Parliament to Preserve Press

On February 3, News Media Canada released a letter to all Members of Parliament, urging them to prepare legislation to compensate news publishers for their ... Read More
Microsoft Supports Australia’s Code
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Microsoft Supports Australia’s Code

On February 3, Microsoft released a statement fully supporting Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and ... Read More
Alliance CEO Op-Ed: Media Code is Thoughtful, Brave and Might Save Journalism
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Alliance CEO Op-Ed: Media Code is Thoughtful, Brave and Might Save Journalism

An op-ed by News Media Alliance President & CEO, David Chavern ran in The Australian today, regarding the proposed bargaining code in Australia to require ... Read More
ACCC Holds Public Hearing on News Media Bargaining Code
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ACCC Holds Public Hearing on News Media Bargaining Code

On February 1, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) hosted a public hearing to discuss the News Media Bargaining Code legislation and address concerns ... Read More
Google Attacks Australian Code Again
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Google Attacks Australian Code Again

On January 31, Google released a blog with “Questions and Answers” about Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code. A third of Google’s “answers” included reference to ... Read More
Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Local News Impact
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Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Local News Impact

As we mark the first anniversary of the News Impact Project, we wanted to have some fun. And what better way to mark this occasion ... Read More
News Impact Project Celebrates First Anniversary
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News Impact Project Celebrates First Anniversary

Today, the News Impact Project celebrates its one-year anniversary. Thanks to this program, we’ve highlighted hundreds of news stories from our members and other local ... Read More
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