The Deal Between Facebook and Australian News Media Won’t Help Journalists

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The standoff between Facebook and the Australian government has ended with Facebook agreeing to pay off news companies. But the deal won’t help journalists whose wages and conditions have been under constant attack, unless they start organizing to defend their rights.

Period27 Feb 2021

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  • TitleNews Media Won’t Help Journalists
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletJacobin
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1717 words
    CountryUnited States
    Date27/02/21
    DescriptionThe standoff between Facebook and the Australian government has ended with Facebook agreeing to pay off news companies. But the deal won’t help journalists whose wages and conditions have been under constant attack, unless they start organizing to defend their rights.
    Producer/AuthorTai Neilson
    URLhttps://jacobinmag.com/2021/02/australia-facebook-news-corp-agreement-journalists
    PersonsTai Neilson