The Australian press reacts to Facebook’s move. Photo: AP The Australian press reacts to Facebook’s move. Photo: AP
The Australian press reacts to Facebook’s move. Photo: AP
Benedetta Brevini
Opinion

Opinion

Benedetta Brevini

Facebook vs Morrison: whoever wins, Australia loses

  • The Australian prime minister is seeking global support after the Digital Lord Facebook banned Australian news from its platform
  • Yet even if he succeeds in getting Facebook to back down, the real winner will not be public interest journalism but another media giant: News Corp

The Australian press reacts to Facebook’s move. Photo: AP The Australian press reacts to Facebook’s move. Photo: AP
The Australian press reacts to Facebook’s move. Photo: AP
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Benedetta Brevini

Benedetta Brevini

Benedetta Brevini is a journalist, media activist and associate professor of political economy of communication at the University of Sydney