Tuesday, November 30, 2021


Saving ourselves from the Television onslaught

Today, TV has become a powerful means of our cultural degradation and the only way to save ourselves from it is to promote visual literacy

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

Australia's Parliament on Thursday had passed the final amendments to the so-called News Media Bargaining Code.

Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

Google has already struck deals with major Australian news businesses in recent weeks including News Corp and Seven West Media.

Facebook says it will lift its Australian news ban soon

Facebook blocked Australian users from accessing and sharing news last week after the House of Representatives passed the draft law late Wednesday.

Why #DeleteFacebook is trending in Australia?

Australia is all set to make a new ‘media code’ as a law which says Google or Facebook must pay the newsrooms or news organisations for using the news content the latter generate.

Facebook blocks Australians from accessing news on platform

The Australian Parliament is debating proposed laws that would make the two platforms, Facebook and Google strike deals to pay for Australian news.

No news in Manipur for third day as media protests grenade attack

A Chinese-made grenade was hurled at the office of the "Poknapham" newspaper in the heart of Imphal on Saturday evening but did not detonate.

Microsoft backs Australian plan to make Google pay for news

The mandatory code proposed by the government aims to make Google and Facebook pay Australian media companies fairly for using news content the tech giants siphon from news sites.

Google News Showcase reaches 450 publications in 12 countries

News Showcase panels give publishers the ability to tell important news stories together with context and links to additional stories. Panels also feature recognisable branding so users can easily find and identify trusted news organisations

Google offers people access to paywalled content in News Showcase

Google said that as part of new update, a new type of News Showcase panel includes a list of important articles selected daily by favourite publishers.

Canadian detained in China ‘relieved’ by virtual visit

Canada's ambassador to China Dominic Barton obtained "virtual consular access" to Spavor on Friday and Kovrig on Saturday.

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