Author Archive for Staff

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
Op-Ed for News Publishers: Slow Vaccine Distribution and Disappearing Local News are Crises with a Common Solution
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Op-Ed for News Publishers: Slow Vaccine Distribution and Disappearing Local News are Crises with a Common Solution

The Philadelphia Inquirer recently published an op-ed that it has approved Alliance members to run in their publications, suggesting that the rise in closures of ... Read More
Google Releases Own “Facts” About Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code
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Google Releases Own “Facts” About Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code

On January 22, in yet another attempt to discredit Australia’s upcoming Code requiring digital platforms to compensate news publishers for their content, Google released a ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Criticizes U.S. Trade Representative Letter Pressuring Australian Government to Postpone Platform Bargaining Code
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Statement: News Media Alliance Criticizes U.S. Trade Representative Letter Pressuring Australian Government to Postpone Platform Bargaining Code

Today the News Media Alliance sent a letter to the U.S. Economic Council Director, Brian Deese, and the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)-Designate, Hon. Katherine Tai, to ... Read More
Google Enters Agreement to Pay French Publishers
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Google Enters Agreement to Pay French Publishers

On January 21, Google officially signed an agreement to compensate a coalition of French publishers for Google’s use of their content. In a blog post, Google called the ... Read More
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