News Outlets to Seek Bargaining Rights Against Google and Facebook

Newspapers have found their previous advantage in distribution (delivery trucks, etc.) replaced by access to digital content (search engines, social networks, etc.).

Recent headline. Google and Facebook Now Make More From Ads Than Every Newspaper, Magazine, and Radio Network In the World Combined.

A group of news organizations is asking Congress for a limited antitrust exemption so that they can negotiate collectively with the major digital platforms.