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C-18 would harm trust in Canadian media: former CRTC chair; secrecy of deals harms trust: Tyee publisher

News | 09/27/2022 5:44 pm EDT
Jason Kint, CEO of Digital Content Next, speaks to MPs at the House of Commons Heritage Committee on Bill C-18, the Online News Act./ photo via ParlVu.

As the House of Commons Heritage committee Tuesday continued its study of the government’s plan to force tech giant platforms to pay Canadian news organizations for their content, MPs heard diametrically opposing views about the impact the bill would have on Canadians’ trust in journalism. 

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