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Google and Facebook shouldn't subsidise journalism, but the government could

  • Written by Richard Holden, Professor of Economics, UNSW
Google and Facebook shouldn't subsidise journalism, but the government couldJeff Chiu/AP

You might have missed it – what with the biggest recession since the 1930s and a pandemic going on – but there may be big, and bad, changes happening to a media landscape near you.

Right now the Australian government is considering amending the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to force Google and Facebook to pay local...

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