Tech platforms have littered the media universe with crap — stolen ideas, pirated video, plagiarized text, manipulated content, and fake news. And efforts to protect and elevate quality original content have faltered in the digital era.
Why it matters: While technology has made it easier for creators to find an audience and upend media hierarchies, it’s also made it harder for owners of original content to get paid for their work. Just ask the news industry.Show less
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