#328 Should Big Tech Bail Out The News?
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#328 Should Big Tech Bail Out The News?
The pandemic could be an "extinction event" for American newspapers and so their publishers want their own government bailout. Meanwhile Canadian papers want money from Google and Facebook, too.

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Jeff Jarvis lays out the problems with all that, and Cory Doctorow and Emily Bell suggest a better way: breaking up the tech giants.

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CORRECTION: an earlier version of this summary incorrectly stated that Jeff Jarvis also suggested breaking up the tech giants.

May 31, 2020
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