Carriage fees


Rupert Murdoch calls on Facebook to pay ‘carriage fees’ for news

News Corp executive chairman Rupert Murdoch has called for Facebook to pay publishers for news content in the same way that TV operators pay broadcasters to air their channels. In a statement, Murdoch said that reputable news outlets are “not being adequately rewarded”, despite “obviously enhancing the value and integrity of Facebook” through their content. […]

Discovery feuds with Sky over UK carriage fees

Discovery risks seeing its channels go dark in the UK – its most important international market – amid a dispute over fees with Sky. The channels will come off the Sky platform at the end of the month if a new deal isn’t agreed. Discovery claims Sky is abusing its position as the biggest pay […]