News Corp and Facebook have struck new pay deals for news in Australia, three weeks after the federal government passed laws that could force digital giants to help cover the costs of journalism.
- News Corp now has pay deals with Facebook, Google and Apple to provide access to journalism
- Seven West Media is the only other major Australian media organisation to announce a pay deal with Facebook
- It follows a decision by Facebook to walk back its block on Australian users sharing news on its site
News Corp said it had reached a multi-year agreement with Facebook that covered its major Australian mastheads, including The Australian, Daily Telegraph and Herald Sun, as well as regional publications.
The pay deal follows a similar…