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#328 Should Big Tech Bail Out The News?

May 31, 2020

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.

Postmedia Expects $8-10 Million Per Year From News Bailout

July 10, 2019

And Torstar estimates that it will get about $6 million

Canadian Media Is Getting A Bailout. Its Freelancers Aren’t.

July 9, 2019

Which part of journalism, the companies or the journalists, does the government really want to support?

#273 The Media Baron Dinner Party Where The News Bailout Was Born

April 14, 2019

Former CBC exec Richard Stursberg tells Jesse all about it.

How A Meeting Of “Press Barons” Shaped The Government’s News Bailout

April 12, 2019

A new book by Richard Stursberg reveals that the plan to offer a labour tax credit for news media has its origins in a Rogers-commissioned report, a dinner with Paul Godfrey, and research funded by industry players

New Federal Initiatives For Canadian Journalism

November 21, 2018

“Bailouts for all!” BOOOO. “Very well — no bailouts for anyone!” BOOOO. “Hmm…..tax credits for some…. official donation receipts for others!”

Indie Journalists On The Government News Bailout

March 5, 2018

“I don’t want to be trusted by the government.”

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