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Australia passes law making Facebook, Google pay for news

Business Line 25 Feb 2021
Google and Facebook may have managed to avoid the worst of the law’s measures for now — but they aren’t off the hook, said Belinda Barnet, a senior lecturer in media at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne ... Media businesses voluntarily post news on Facebook, which helps them reach a larger audience, he said.
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Facebook says it ‘erred on the side of over-enforcement’ when blocking news content in week-long ...

Russia Today 24 Feb 2021
Gab CEO says banks have banned platform due to media smears ... Belinda Barnet, an expert in digital media at Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology, said government changes to the media code meant Facebook’s news ban had been a successful bargaining tactic, but ultimately the aim of the code was still being realized.
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CARE urgently appeals for the rescue of Rohingya refugees stranded in the Andaman Sea

Reliefweb 24 Feb 2021
The refugees reportedly departed Cox’s Bazar and Teknaf, Bangladesh some ten days ago, with the boat’s engine breaking down around a week ago ... ENDS. For media enquiries contact.. Suzy Sainovski (based in Melbourne, Australia). Asia Pacific Regional Communications & Media Advisor, CARE International. Email. suzy.sainovski@care.org. Skype ... .
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Facebook agrees to resume posting news in Australia

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 24 Feb 2021
The legislation includes a code of conduct that would allow media companies to bargain individually or collectively with digital platforms over the value of their news content ... "The key is, and remains, the mandatory arbitration clause," said Johan Lidberg, a media professor at Monash University in Melbourne.
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Facebook's showdown in Australia is first of many challenges in a year of reckoning

The National 24 Feb 2021
The media is learning the cost of being 'unfriended' by Facebook ... Johan Lidberg, an associate professor at Melbourne’s Monash University who specialises in media and journalism, said he’s been inundated with calls from overseas publishers “who want to talk about what actually happened in Australia and how did it come about”.
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Facebook faces a year of reckoning after its showdown in Australia

Stars and Stripes 24 Feb 2021
Johan Lidberg, an associate professor at Melbourne's Monash University who specializes in media and journalism, said he's been inundated with calls from overseas publishers "who want to talk about what actually happened in Australia and how did it come about.".
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Boy, 13, is hauled before school principal after posting his swastika Christmas biscuit to Instagram ...

The Daily Mail 23 Feb 2021
A teenage boy landed himself in the school principal's office after he cooked a swastika Christmas biscuit and posted it on social media ... Anti-Defamation Commission Chairman Dvir Abramovich alerted the school in Berwick, Melbourne's south-east, to the teenager's social media post.
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Facebook to restore news services in Australia

The Siasat Daily 23 Feb 2021
Melbourne. Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday said it will restore news services in Australia after it reached a revised agreement with the government on the proposed media bargaining laws, which aim to make technology companies pay for hosting news content.
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Facebook to restore news services in Australia, pay media organisations

The Times of India 23 Feb 2021
MELBOURNE. Social media giant on Tuesday said it will restore news services in after it reached a revised agreement with the government on the proposed media bargaining laws, which aim to make technology companies pay for hosting news content ... to follow the media bargaining code.
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Folowing are the top foreign stories at 2030 hrs

Yahoo Daily News 23 Feb 2021
By Lalit K Jha FGN45 AUS-FACEBOOK-2NDLD NEWS Facebook to restore news services in Australia Melbourne. Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday said it will restore news services in Australia after it reached a revised agreement with the government on the proposed media bargaining ...
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Folowing are the top foreign stories at 1700 hrs

Yahoo Daily News 23 Feb 2021
By Lalit K Jha FGN45 AUS-FACEBOOK-2NDLD NEWS Facebook to restore news services in Australia Melbourne. Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday said it will restore news services in Australia after it reached a revised agreement with the government on the proposed media bargaining ...
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Awkward moment tennis fans interrupt a bride and groom's wedding as they head to Melbourne's ...

The Daily Mail 22 Feb 2021
A bewildered bride and groom (pictured) had their wedding photo shoot interrupted by a large media contingent at Melbourne's Brighton Beach on Monday ... Nine News Melbourne reporter Dougal Beatty shared footage shows a member media contingent explaining the commotion and directing ...
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'It was a struggle': Disappointed Murray avoided watching Australian Open

The Guardian 22 Feb 2021
... Open , even unfollowing his fellow players on social media to cope with his disappointment at not taking part.
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