The decline of Australia’s information wire services ought to act as a “wake-up call” to the devastating influence cashed-up world tech giants are having on media organisations in Australia, its chairman suggests.
His opinions arrive amid warnings there would be “more terrible news” except the govt acted to protect the sector.
Australian Affiliated Press this week uncovered it would near in June after 85 a long time in operation, putting 180 editorial work at risk.
The decline saw the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance slam the Morrison Governing administration for failing to protect the essential services by acting on recommendations contained in an 18-thirty day period inquiry into electronic platforms.
AAP chairman Campbell Reid echoed the union’s sentiments on Wednesday, stating the influence of