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Is Facebook Strangling News Business?

Despite Mark Zuckerberg’s stated commitment to a healthy press, critics see Facebook as posing an existential threat to the business of news. “News organizations are perhaps the biggest casualty of the world Zuckerberg built,” Adrienne Lafrance writes in The Atlantic. And, “There’s reason to believe things are going to get worse.” According to Lafrance: “Zuckerberg is making it clear that he wants Facebook to take over many of the actual functions -- not just ad dollars -- that traditional news organizations once had.”

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