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Stuff boss calls for NZ social media news code

Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 01 Mar 2021

Stuff boss calls for NZ social media news code
Sinead Boucher hopes the progress made with the social media companies across the Tasman will prompt NZ ministers to take action.
Daniel Dunkley
Mon, 01 Mar 2021
Stuff owner and chief executive Sinead Boucher has called on the New Zealand government to follow Australia’s lead and impose a news code on US tech giants.Australia’s new law, designed to force social media and tech platforms to pay for news content, has brought Google and Facebook to the negotiating table in recent weeks, marking a radical shift in the country’s publishing landscape.Boucher hopes the progress made with the tech companies across the Tasman will prompt NZ ministers to take action, and address the imbalance bet...

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