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Wednesday, August 23, 2023 – High stakes clashes could affect how you access news

Facebook’s parent company Meta is blocking all news content in Canada after the government demanded the media giant share profits with news companies. That’s a particular problem for people and agencies trying to get news about devastating wildfires in the country. A similar showdown is brewing in California as that state also ponders a revenue-sharing arrangement. The tussle over content affects both Native consumers and Native news operations.