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Heritage committee opens hearings on news compensation legislation

News | 09/23/2022 5:56 pm EDT
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The government’s plan to force social media platforms to negotiate compensation deals with Canadian news organizations is either “rent-seeking behavior” that will prop up a handful of ailing legacy media organizations and push Canadian readers away from credible journalism, or it is an essential bill that will level the playing field amongst Canadian news organizations and protect a vital public service with a positive example in Australia. 

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