• Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay for the news

    30 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of News Corporation, today issued a statement calling for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news traveling through their platforms. In the statement, Murdoch calls on Facebook to pay a carriage fee, as cable companies do with pay TV, to trusted publishers that are posting their content on the social media platform: I have yet to see a proposal that...
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  • Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay for news

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay for news

    30 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay fees to "trusted" news producers for their content.
    Facebook said last week that it will boost news sources that its users rank as most trustworthy , while shrinking the percentage of news posts overall in users' news feeds.
    Murdoch, whose companies own The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, the New York Post and other media properties, said Monday that publishers are "enhancing the value and integrity of Facebook through their news and content but are not being adequately rewarded for those services."
    Murdoch has previously...
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  • Facebook should pay 'trusted' news publishers carriage fee: Murdoch

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Monday called on Facebook to pay "trusted" news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies, amid efforts by the social media company to fight misinformation on its platform.
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  • Rupert Murdoch: Facebook has become 'inherently unreliable' and should pay publishers for posting on the site

    Rupert Murdoch: Facebook has become 'inherently unreliable' and should pay publishers for posting on the site

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    In a surprise statement, News Corp executive chairman Rupert Murdoch called on Facebook to start paying publishers for content posted to the site.
    Murdoch says Facebook and Google's algorithms have become "inherently unreliable" for distributing news.
    His statement comes after Facebook made two big changes to its News Feed algorithm that will demote posts from brands and publishers.
    Facebook also said it would promote news from "trusted publishers" based on user surveys.
    Rupert Murdoch, News Corp's executive chairman, said in a statement Monday that Facebook should start paying publishers...
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  • Murdoch calls for 'fee' for trusted news publishers on Facebook

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    News Corp's Rupert Murdoch on Monday called on Facebook Inc to pay "trusted" news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies.
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