Facebook and Google used to be the future of news. But now media companies need more strings to their bow.
Author Kathy Nickels
Date 20 May 2021
Over time news companies have developed a growing dependency on major platforms such as Facebook and Google to distribute their news. In an article published in The Conversation, James Meese and Edward Hurcombe provide historical context to this dependency, describe the compounding effects of the pandemic, and through their research, reveal new ways that media companies are generating revenue and delivering their news.