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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
State AGs to File Third Lawsuit Against Google
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State AGs to File Third Lawsuit Against Google

On January 15, Reuters reported that State Attorneys General are planning to file a third lawsuit against Google focusing on its Play Store for Android ... Read More
WhatsApp Delays New Privacy Policy After Backlash
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WhatsApp Delays New Privacy Policy After Backlash

On January 15, WhatsApp announced it would delay its recent privacy policy update after users raised concerns about the app sharing data with its parent ... Read More
Big Game Ad
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Big Game Ad

Download our ad for members promoting news media as the best place to advertise foods and beverages for the Big Game ... Read More
Supreme Court Hears Arguments for Repealing Newspaper-Broadcast Ownership Ban
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments for Repealing Newspaper-Broadcast Ownership Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court today (10:00 a.m. ET) will hear oral arguments in Federal Communications Commission v. Prometheus Radio Project, a case concerning whether a ... Read More
Google Experimenting with Removing Australian Media from Search Results
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Google Experimenting with Removing Australian Media from Search Results

On January 13, the The Australian Financial Review reported that Google was adjusting algorithms to block Australian news sites, as part of an “experiment.” A ... Read More
FCC No Longer Clarifying Section 230
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FCC No Longer Clarifying Section 230

On January 7, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a C-SPAN interview that he no longer intends to move forward with the notice of proposed ... Read More
Alliance CEO: Congress Must Give Local News Publishers a Chance
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Alliance CEO: Congress Must Give Local News Publishers a Chance

On December 28, National Review published a column by News Media Alliance President & CEO, David Chavern, discussing the recent lawsuit by ten attorneys general ... Read More
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Publishers Call on President Biden to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4 - Read more