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Lucy Craymer / Reuters:
New Zealand plans to introduce legislation requiring companies like Meta and Google to pay local publishers for news, modeled after laws in Australia and Canada
Tyler Falk / Current:
A survey of 2,310 US radio stations: white employees made up 75.4% of noncommercial newsrooms in Q4 2021, down from 78.8% YoY, vs. 92.1% of commercial newsrooms
John Arlidge / The Sunday Times:
An interview with BBC chairman Richard Sharp on the license fee, new forms of funding, moving business teams to Manchester, maintaining “impartiality”, and more
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