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If the proposed legislation becomes law, it would offer substantial help to many local newsrooms at a critical time.
“As someone who’s done the research, seen all the numbers, I can tell you that things are simply not changing quickly enough to present real, concrete progress.”
But its recommendations to reduce polarization don’t target the people who might have the most direct influence.
“The heart of the matter is the distinction between provoking a response and providing content people want.”
Is a defamatory comment left on your Facebook page more like graffiti on a wall, a streaker on live TV, or a hand-delivered telegram? Whatever your metaphor, Australian courts now say publishers are legally liable for words they neither wrote nor published.
With more than 50 participating newsrooms led by The Daily Yonder and the agribusiness-focused Investigate Midwest, the multi-year effort will be the nonprofit group’s largest collaboration ever.