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What Australia’s new law might mean for the news you see in the future | CNN

Facebook has turned the news back on.

In Australia, the websites that were previously blocked by Facebook are now accessible and sharable once again.

But the battle involving social networks and news is just beginning.

This week Australia’s government passed a law this week that offered a glimpse at the future for Facebook and media consumers around the world.

The News Media Bargaining Code, passed Wednesday, effectively forces big tech platforms to pay publishers for news content

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A Letter from Rupert Murdoch | Andy Borowitz – The Borowitz Report

A Letter from Rupert Murdoch

Where I Stand on the News Corporation Scandal

Dear Friends,

As details of the scandal surrounding my company, News Corporation, have emerged in recent days – including employees hacking into mobile phones and bribing the police – my defense has been consistent: I had no idea what was going on.

Now, I’m sure many of you are wondering, how could I, Rupert Murdoch, one of the most powerful men in the world, have no idea what is going on?  The answer, my friends, is simple: I get all of my information from my own newspapers.  If you relied on News of the World, The Sun, and The New York Post for your information, I can assure you that you wouldn’t have a clue what was going on, either.

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