Your Levelling the Digital Playing Field update for September 8, 2021

Liberal Party announces plans to 'Level the Playing Field with Digital Giants' (News Media Canada) The Liberal Party of Canada...

Australia passes legislation that will force digital giants to pay for news

After a hectic week that saw Facebook walk back its decision to prevent news sharing on its platform in...

Ottawa Police Service recognized for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ in Government Secrecy

The Ottawa Police Service has been named as the recipient of the 2020 Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in...

Quebec government supports media recycling program

La Presse and the Montreal Gazette have reported that Quebec's Ministry of Culture and Communications has allocated nearly $10...

Federal Cabinet recognized for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ in government secrecy

The Federal Cabinet is the 2020 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy...

Is this the Big Tech breakup we’ve been waiting for?

Last week, News Media Canada issued a public letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, calling on he and his...

A ‘new wave’ of antitrust enforcement underway in Europe

The Wall Street Journal reports that both the European Union and the United Kingdom have opened formal antitrust investigations...

News Media Canada partners with industry groups to undertake survey of online harms

News Media Canada is joining the Canadian Association of Journalists, Canadian Journalism Foundation, Canadian Journalists of Colour, Canadian Association...

Facebook hit with antitrust lawsuits in United States

Facebook was hit this week with antitrust lawsuits in the United States, alleging the company stifles competition to protect...

News Media Canada’s submission to the federal government’s online harms consultation

News Media Canada, which represents Canada’s news publishers who employ 3000 journalists from coast to coast to coast, believes...