Leading journalists join call for EU copyright reform


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  • Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018

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PARIS: Leading journalists from more than 20 countries joined a call Aug 28 for European MPs to approve a controversial media reform aimed at forcing Internet giants to pay for news content. 

European Parliament lawmakers return in September to discuss the proposal, a first draft of which was rejected last month after a fierce debate. 

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