Category: Breaking News

Will Australia’s media framework code for Google & Facebook to pay for news content solve the issue?

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 26 February 2021: The passing of the Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2020 by the Australian Parliament is a landmark law that creates a voluntary framework for Google and Facebook to pay selected Australian media houses for their content […]

JLF 2021: Who is Indian & what is ‘nationhood’- Shashi Tharoor debates with Faye D’Souza

Photo- @JaipurLitFest By SAT News Desk/Teamwork MELBOURNE, 21 February 2021: ‘Who is Indian and what is ‘nationhood’?’ was a question that took center stage during a conversation between politician and celebrated author Shashi Tharoor, and journalist Faye D’Souza at the first-ever virtual edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival. ‘Who is […]

G7 leaders commit US$ 4.3 billion to finance global equitable access to tests, treatments and vaccines in 2021

Photo- @BorisJohnson By SAT News Desk GENEVA/MELBOURNE, 20 Feb. 2021: In a massive boost towards global equitable access to tests, treatments, and vaccines in 2021, the US, Germany, the European Commission, Japan, and Canada have pledged over US$ 4.3 billion of new investments at the G-7 summit. These commitments bring […]

News bargaining code remains essential to support small media outlets: MEAA

BY SAT Newsdesk MELBOURNE, 18 February 2021: The decision of Facebook to stop news through main Australian media outlets, after the House of Representatives passed the News Media Bargaining Code that will force high-tech companies to pay media houses for content has drawn a sharp reaction from the Media, Entertainment […]

NSW Police thwarts simmering tension in Sydney over India’s farmers’ protests

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 16 February 2021: The months-old farmers’ agitation in India over the new and contentious farm laws, has raised its head in Sydney, where Indian diaspora groups are at loggerheads with polarised views supporting and opposing the farm laws. Rallies by different groups with respective viewpoints […]