Facebook Agrees To Pay For Rupert Murdoch’s Australia News Content

The deal with News Corp follows a standoff over legislation passed by the Australian government to compensate publishers.

Facebook To Lift Australian News Ban Soon

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook confirmed that they have agreed on amendments to proposed legislation to require the social network and Google to pay for Australian news that they feature. Facebook’s cooperation is a major victory in Australian efforts to make the two gateways to the Internet pay for the journalism that they use.

Google Threatens To Pull Search Engine In Australia

Google today threatened to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government goes ahead with plans to make tech giants pay for news content. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison quickly hit back, saying “we don’t respond to threats.” Above, Mel Silva (r), the managing director of Google Australia and New Zealand, appears via a video link during a Senate inquiry into a mandatory code of conduct proposed by the government at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Jan. 22. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)

NBCU To Shoot ‘Joe Exotic,’ ‘Young Rock’ In Australia

Australia To Make Google, Facebook Pay For News

In releasing a draft of a mandatory code of conduct, the government aims to succeed where other countries have failed in making the global digital giants pay for news siphoned from commercial media companies.

ViacomCBS To Launch Australian Channel

Australia’s National News Agency To Survive With New Owners

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s national news agency will continue with new owners, the board confirmed Friday, just weeks before it was due to be shut down. But the agency will be slimmed down, with only about half the former number of staff. The Australian Associated Press board said an agreement with a consortium of investors […]

Australia Asks Embassy In U.S. To Register Concern Over Cameraman

News Corp. Shutting Dozens Of Newspapers In Australia

Journalists Reel As Australia Pursues Media Leaks

Australian Media Decry Raids On National Broadcaster ABC And News Corp.

Fox Cancels Content Contract With Australia’s Ten

How CBS Outmaneuvered Lachlan Murdoch

In its first major international acquisition, the U.S. giant stunned the Fox mogul with a deal that gives the Leslie Moonves-led company a foothold in the fourth-largest English-speaking market.

Australia Open To CBS Takeover Of Ten

CBS said it plans to use the takeover of Ten Network to launch its subscription streaming service CBS All Access in the Australian market.

CBS Corp. to Acquire Australia’s Ten Network

The deal thwarts Lachlan Murdoch’s attempt to gain control of the broadcaster. The sale price will be revealed in a report to creditors within days.

Netflix Faces New Competition In Australia

Australia’s Ten Network Confirms Takeover Bids

Australia’s Ten Network Dumps Late News, Sports

Hugh Jackman Injured On Australian ‘Oprah’ Set

Oprah Begins Her ‘Ultimate’ Australian Adventure

SYDNEY (AP) — Oprah Winfrey joined 300 eager audience members Wednesday in Australia, where they were flown in for an action-packed, Down Under adventure including close encounters with kangaroos, surfing lessons and a journey to the remote and dusty Outback. Winfrey kicked off her 25th and final season of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in September […]

Aussies Develop 12 Mbps TV Spectrum Broadband