Facebook News a powerful precedent

Original article by Zoe Samios
The Australian – Page: 23 & 25 : 28-Oct-19

News Corporation CEO Robert Thomson has praised Facebook’s news service initiative, which has been launched in the US with a test audience of 200,000 users. Thomson says the Facebook News tab will help ensure that media publishers are paid for quality journalism, adding that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg deserves "genuine credit" for the new initiative. Facebook has struck a deal to include content from News Corp publications such as ‘The Wall Street Journal’ in its news service.


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