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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
Shirin Ghaffary / Vox:
Examining the reasoning of journalists who remain on Twitter, like WaPo's Taylor Lorenz and NBC News' Ben Collins, and of those who have left, like Jelani Cobb
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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