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Facebook blocks news in Australia

Feb 18, 2021
Facebook's decision to wipe the news feeds came in response to lawmakers coming closer to passing a landmark new law.
A proposed law in Australia would require social media sites, like Facebook, and search engines, like Google, to pay publishers for news content that appears on their sites.
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What's news worth to consumers?

Aug 9, 2013
A look at how individuals decide to pay for information.

NPR clears its doorstep

Mar 13, 2009
NPR has decided to cancel all of its newspaper subscriptions, except for the Wall Street Journal. Romenesko posted an internal NPR memo that says...

Is Journalism Dead?

Feb 27, 2009
That's the title of the seminar I'm in right now at the Kauffman Foundation. It began with a speech from former Boston Globe writer David Warsh,...

Bring on the Tweets

Feb 23, 2009
Okay, I'm convinced. I've signed up for Twitter. You can access my profile and start following me at http://twitter.com/scottjagow . I'm...