New York Times: News Outlets to Seek Bargaining Rights Against Google and Facebook

New York Times: News Outlets to Seek Bargaining Rights Against Google and Facebook. “And for all of Google’s and Facebook’s efforts to support journalism by helping news organizations find new revenue streams — and survive in the new world that these sites helped create — they are, at the end of the day, the royals of the court. Quality news providers are the supplicants and the serfs. It’s an uneasy alliance that has publishers chafing at the returns they receive from Google and Facebook, which rely on the free flow of premium news and information.”