Google and Facebook know they must offer olive branch to publishers, says Gavin O’Reilly

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7th February, 2021
Google and Facebook know they must offer olive branch to publishers, says Gavin O’Reilly
On Friday, Google said it had agreed to pay some Australian publishers to host their content. Picture: Getty

Google, Facebook and others who benefit from content produced by news media outlets realise they need to change or face regulation, Gavin O’Reilly has said.

“I think all of the big aggregators now know that the freebie that they have now is not sustainable and increasingly they are reaching out to publishers in a more constructive way than they have before. So I’m sure things like Google News and all the rest will...

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