Google: to pay or not to pay?

Google News. What happens when the democracy of information decides it needs to make a profit?


The internet has been responsible for the demise of hundreds of old established newspaper titles, is the internet news service now falling foul of its own philosophy? Rupert Murdoch is talking about making his empire’s news websites pay per view. What he does today, others do tomorrow?

Mark Owen discusses it with:

Steven ERLANGER, New York Times Paris Bureau Chief
Lorena GALLIOT, France 24 Internet Desk Journalist

(by phone from North Carolina) Dr Michael Ray SMITH, Professor of Communication Studies, Campbell University
Programme prepared by Bilal Tarabey and Perrine Desplats
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