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Australian government amends media bargaining code

Wednesday 24 February 2021 | 08:08 CET | News
The Australian government has introduced amendments to the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code. According to Australian minister for communications Paul Fletcher, these amendments are designed to provide clarity to digital platforms and news media businesses about the way the Code is intended to operate and strengthen the framework for ensuring news media businesses are fairly remunerated.

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Countries: Australia
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