Publishers Seek Antitrust Exemption to Better Negotiate With Google, Facebook

, The National Law Journal


U.S. newspaper publishers, who say they are chafing under the market power of Google and Facebook, are calling on Congress to allow them to negotiate collectively with the online giants. They want an antitrust exemption so they can compete more effectively with what they term a de facto "digital duopoly," which now dominates online advertising.

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