Author Archive for Staff

House of Lords Calls on UK Government to Ensure a Sustainable Future for Journalism
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House of Lords Calls on UK Government to Ensure a Sustainable Future for Journalism

On November 27, the Select Committee on Communications and Digital of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom published a report titled “Breaking News? ... Read More
UK Government to Develop a Code of Conduct and Establish a Digital Markets Unit to Regulate Online Platforms
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UK Government to Develop a Code of Conduct and Establish a Digital Markets Unit to Regulate Online Platforms

On November 27, the UK Government released its responses to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) study on online platforms and digital advertising, published in ... Read More
Google Compensating Some French Publishers
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Google Compensating Some French Publishers

On November 19, Google entered into a copyright agreement with six French publishers to compensate them for their content. The agreement comes after a court ... Read More
Call for Nominations: 2020 John P. Murray Audience Development Award
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Call for Nominations: 2020 John P. Murray Audience Development Award

The News Media Alliance is now accepting nominations for the 2020 John P. Murray Award for Excellence in Audience Development ... Read More
Big Tech Says Publishers Keep Majority of Ad Revenue, But Experience Suggests Otherwise
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Big Tech Says Publishers Keep Majority of Ad Revenue, But Experience Suggests Otherwise

While the straight revenue share between Google AdSense and publishers was clearly tilted in favor of the publishers, Google AdSense has become le­ss relevant for ... Read More
Video: Can News Be Profitable on the Internet?
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Video: Can News Be Profitable on the Internet?

From November 6–10, the Lincoln Network hosted the Reboot Conference, a series of virtual conversations about the intersection of technology and policy. Included in the ... Read More
FCC Nominee Grilled on Section 230
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FCC Nominee Grilled on Section 230

On November 10, Nathan Simington, Trump’s nominee to replace FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, was questioned by Senators at a nominations hearing. Nathan Simington is a ... Read More
Senator Cantwell Releases Report on Challenges to Local Journalism
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Senator Cantwell Releases Report on Challenges to Local Journalism

On October 27, Senator Maria Cantrell (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee, released a report on threats to local news in today’s digital landscape. It ... Read More
News Media Alliance Statement: Senator Cantwell Releases Report on Local News
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News Media Alliance Statement: Senator Cantwell Releases Report on Local News

The News Media Alliance commends Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA) for the release of her report, “Local Journalism: The Threat to America’s ... Read More
Canadian Publishers Call for Compensation
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Canadian Publishers Call for Compensation

On October 21, News Media Canada released a statement on behalf of Canada’s news publishers calling on Parliament to address Google and Facebook’s excessive market power. Because ... Read More
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