Internet giants should support local news, culture, Melanie Joly says

Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018

Toronto Star

Internet giants like Facebook and Google should play a direct role in investing in “trusted local journalism” and Canadian culture, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly said Tuesday (March 13, 2018).

Joly told the Star international tech companies have “not basically accepted they have a clear responsibility” to the countries they operate in, including promoting and funding cultural content, but also shaping public debate and discussion.

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