Items tagged "journalism"
Next Stimulus Package Should Target “Distressed” Local JournalismMarch 27, 2020 Communications & Pandemic Series , Congress , Disinformation , Future of News , journalism , Legislation , Local News
This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an explosion of misinformation, fraud, and fear. Unfortunately, the big digital networks that citizens are turning to for connection, entertainment, […]Read More
Creating a news-media cartel would hurt local newsJanuary 22, 2020 Antitrust , Big Tech , Future of News , journalism , Legislation , Local Journalism , Platform Competition
This piece was originally published in The Seattle Times. You can view it here on seattletimes.com. Local newspapers are experiencing a steady decline in traditional print-advertising revenue as technology giants like Google and Facebook profit from the digital ads that support their massive information distribution platforms. It’s no wonder that the major media association has […]Read More
The Five Worst Things About the Proposed EU Copyright DirectiveJuly 3, 2018 Censorship , Copyright , copyright directive , European Union , journalism
On July 5, the European Parliament will vote on the Copyright Directive. Although the Directive is being sold as an attempt to modernize copyright law in Europe, it is an ill-conceived policy that will hurt consumers and stifle innovation. Here are the top five reasons to oppose this legislation.Read More