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Senators Suggest Facebook's "Disruption" of News Does More Harm Than Good
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Senators Suggest Facebook’s “Disruption” of News Does More Harm Than Good

In Tuesday morning's Senate Banking Committee hearing on Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and John Kennedy (R-LA) questioned the platform's "disruption" of ... Read More
Alliance CEO Addresses Platform Dominance on 'Bloomberg Technology'
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Alliance CEO Addresses Platform Dominance on ‘Bloomberg Technology’

News Media Alliance President & CEO David Chavern appeared on "Bloomberg Technology" on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, where he addressed the tech platforms in light ... Read More
Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Facebook's Proposed Cryptocurrency
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Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency

The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on July 16 held a hearing on Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, titled, “Examining Facebook’s Proposed Digital ... Read More
Senate Constitution Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Google's Alleged Online Censorship of Conservative Voices
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Senate Constitution Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Google’s Alleged Online Censorship of Conservative Voices

On July 16, the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing on Google and its affiliates' alleged online censorship of conservative voices, titled, “Google ... Read More
House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Impact of Tech Giants on Small Businesses
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House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Impact of Tech Giants on Small Businesses

On July 16, the House Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the impact of the tech giants on small businesses and entrepreneurs, titled, ... Read More
News Media Alliance Announces Newest Member, Boston Globe Media
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News Media Alliance Announces Newest Member, Boston Globe Media

The News Media Alliance is pleased to announce that Boston Globe Media Partners has become its newest member. Boston Globe Media Partners provides news and ... Read More
FTC Reportedly Fines Facebook $5 Billion for Privacy Violations
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FTC Reportedly Fines Facebook $5 Billion for Privacy Violations

According to news reports, the Federal Trade Commission has voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations following multiple well-publicized data breaches, including the ... Read More
News Media Alliance Launches vendorXchange Directory
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News Media Alliance Launches vendorXchange Directory

The News Media Alliance today launched a new tool for members, called vendorXchange. VendorXchange is a directory of providers to the news media industry that ... Read More
Alliance CEO on C-SPAN's 'Communicators'
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Alliance CEO on C-SPAN’s ‘Communicators’

Alliance CEO David Chavern appeared on C-SPAN's "Communicators" on Saturday, June 29, to discuss the importance of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act ... 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
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