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Big Tech Throttles Newspapers

Learn how Facebook and Google conspired together secretly to steal the advertising revenue from small newspapers. Big Tech called this hidden venture “Jedi Blue.” The details of this agreement were first revealed on Dec. 16, 2020 when 10 state attorneys general sued Facebook and Google for violating state and federal antitrust laws as well as consumer protection laws. More from Bill Still.

USA Today Ending Print Edition

The useless propaganda rag, USA Today, is ending its print edition. It will take about two years for the phase-out to be complete. That leaves us with a burning question: How are we going to line our parakeet cages now? More from Styxhexenhammer666.

The Decline of Newspapers

How much has print declined in America? What are the most significant factors behind the sale of The Washington Post, Newsweek and The Boston Globe? What publications are people still reading in both print and digital form? The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer.

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Newspaper Censorship

In May 2013, John Rosemond—America’s longest running newspaper columnist—received an astonishing order from the Kentucky attorney general: Stop publishing your advice column in the Bluegrass State or face fines and jail. The attorney general and Kentucky’s psychologist licensing board believe that John’s column, which is syndicated in more than 200 papers nationwide, constitutes the “unlicensed practice of psychology” in Kentucky when it appears in a Kentucky newspaper. Kentucky’s crackdown is part of a national surge in the abuse of occupational licensing laws to censor advice.

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