In the digital age, search engines, aggregators and social media platforms are central spaces for people to create, find and share news and information. News and technology business models are increasingly intertwined but, at times, they clash over issues ranging from copyright to bargaining codes. These issues raise complex policy questions about who a ‘publisher’ is, who legally owns news and digital content and how publishers are compensated for that content.
CNTI has identified economic support for news as one of six topic areas to address, with the aim of promoting more informed global policy discussions and solutions.
Building News Sustainability
How can public policy addressing economic support for news enable independent, competitive journalism without creating political or legacy bias?