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U of S professor gives his thoughts on Facebook temporarily banning news sharing on its platform in Australia
A quick scroll on Facebook will often turn up dozens of news stories, but not in Australia earlier this week. Facebook blocked news sharing on its site after Australian lawmakers said they'd make the social media giant pay for news content. They've reached a deal for now, but what about other countries who want to do the same, including Canada? Ken Coates is a professor at the University of Saskatchewan's Graduate School of Public Policy. He joins host Stefani Langenegger to talk about the controversial move.