Corporate Media Worries that Big Tech May Stop Handouts

Corporate Media Worries that Big Tech May Stop Handouts


The corporate media may lose some of the special treatment it was given by Big Tech in the years following Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

According to the report, Facebook, which pays corporate media outlets including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, tens of millions of dollars in annual fees to feature content in its News Tab, may not renew the payment agreements with those publishers.

Sundar Pichai CEO of Google ( Carsten Koall /Getty)

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By focusing on just News Tab fees, WSJ actually understates the amount that Facebook is paying to the corporate media. A report in the Wrap last year indicates

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