Brookings Institution: Lessons for online platform regulation from Australia vs. Facebook

Brookings Institution: Lessons for online platform regulation from Australia vs. Facebook. “To be clear, the Australian approach is a limited way to deal with tech monopoly power and the crisis in news production. It does not stop Facebook from dropping news sources again if it does not like the arbitrator’s commercial arrangements. Moreover, as media scholar and others have pointed out, public funds and infrastructure for local journalism will be needed in addition to subsidizing established national news outlets. But the Australian approach is a start.”

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