Facebook News exits Australia. News Corp scores big win
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Facebook Goes Nuclear On Australia – Blocks All News Sharing Across Continent
After Australia’s government this week announced its intent to issue legislative changes known as the “News Media Bargaining Code” by the end of this month, Facebook in retaliation has said it will begin restricting news sharing on its platform in Australia.
Google will pay News Corp for the right to showcase its news articles
Google struck a deal with the Murdoch family owned media conglomerate News Corp. as proposed legislation in Australia threatens to jeopardize the tech platform’s future operations in the country. Under the three-year deal announced Wednesday, News Corp. brands in the U.S., U.K.
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