News & Analysis

Australia is forcing Facebook and Google to pay the media for news – here’s how it will work

- August 3, 2020 4 MIN READ

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released its draft news media bargaining code, announced on Friday by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. The draft code allows commercial news businesses to bargain – individually or collectively – with Google and Facebook, in order to be paid for news the tech giants publish on their services. According to… Read more »

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Former ABC boss Michelle Guthrie has joined the board of adtech startup Hoppr

- July 22, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Veteran media executive and former ABC managing director is joined the board of Perth-based advertising technology startup Hoppr as it prepares to launch globally. Guthrie, whose CV includes senior management roles at Google, Foxtel, BSkyB and Star TV in Hong Kong, signs on as a non-executive director, with Hoppr CEO Cyril Daoud also announcing that… Read more »