'Irresponsible': Facebook criticised over decision to ban Australian news during pandemic

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated February 18 2021 - 8:27am, first published 3:30am
'Irresponsible': Facebook criticised for news block during pandemic

Australians woke up to find a news black hole on social media after Facebook followed through on its threat to ban news from its platforms in response to a proposed media bargaining code.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."