No, the news media bargaining code won’t end fake news

news media bargaining code

But by donating a new money stream to old media, the code may well end up making fake news and the opinion silos it feeds much worse. Media abandons balance in pursuit of Google’s billions Read More Social media platforms act as echo chambers (or the “oxygen of amplification” as Data & Society’s Whitney Phillips best describes it). But what are they echoing? It’s usually the words of leading political figures (from Donald Trump to Craig Kelly) mediated through hot takes from masthead opinionists or cable news commentators in the conservative media ecosystem that, through News Corp, dominates Australia.

No, the news media bargaining code won’t end fake news

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