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Digital Partnerships panel: Tech giants and publishers

“We need to make sure that it’s fair regulation that doesn’t stifle innovation.”  

News literacy initiatives promote critical thinking and understanding  

Governments and organisations around the world are attempting to combat misinformation through education initiatives  

What is metadata? What is personal data?

Metadata is essential for any person (or computer program) that needs to find and organise information.

ACCC Preliminary report submissions: selected extracts and key points  

The inquiry has considered a range of issues related to the digital landscape

Britain follows Australia’s lead in digital platforms scrutiny 

The British government has announced that it will probe the impact of Google and Facebook on the media 

Nine, NewsCorp and Seven West on the ACCC preliminary report into digital platforms  

“The report highlights the impact the digital platforms have as unavoidable business partners and gateways between news media businesses and both consumers and advertisers”

The ACCC releases preliminary report on digital platforms

ACCC goes hard on Facebook and Google, raises concerns about the impact on news media consumers in Australia.

Facebook lands in more strife on inflated metrics

Advertisers have launched a lawsuit against Facebook after new information came to light that indicated a further failure by the social media platform to disclose false video metrics.

Hard-hitting, trusted news still sells, in digital and print

Traditional news media is alive and well, says The Australian’s CHRIS MITCHELL, but the free ride for digital tech giants must come to an end.

Facebook removes 1.3b fake accounts

Facebook has revealed that it removed 1.3 billion fake accounts from the platform in the six month period from October 2017 to March 2018, equivalent to the entire population of India.

Facebook attempts to save face with trust campaign

Facebook is pushing back against poor PR with a major Australian advertising campaign in an attempt to rebuild its trust with users. The national campaign…

Research shows 2 out of 3 Aussies mistrust Facebook

A preview of new data from NewsMediaWorks’ ADTrust 2018 study shows that a majority of Australians trust Facebook significantly less that they did six months ago. In…