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Ending the duopoly's free lunch

Should tech giants pay to use publisher content? Seasoned digital media and adtech professional Hari Shankar explains how we got here—and possible ways forward.

Apr 6, 2021

What's the future for BBC World News?

The head of news at BBC's international English-language TV network discusses the longevity of 24-hour rolling news, permanent shifts caused by Covid-19, and the impact of misinformation and stricter government controls on the future of the free press.

Mar 24, 2021

Where are gen Z and millennials sourcing Covid information?

TOP OF THE CHARTS: Global study uncovers what sources young people are turning to for information about Covid-19, in an attempt to piece together how the misinformation crisis has spread.

Mar 16, 2021

Facebook signs deal with News Corp in Australia

Tech platform will pay media conglomerate an undisclosed fee to use its content.

Feb 26, 2021

After much debate, Australia's Parliament passes news media code

Days after Facebook pulled the plug on News in the country, The Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2021 passed after a series of amendments.

Feb 19, 2021

Australia to press ahead with media bargaining law despite backlash

As Facebook pulls news sites offline, prime minister Scott Morrison is unbowed, telling social media users he "won't be intimidated" by big tech.