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Hearst’s Barrett on Talks With Facebook: Progress, but More Needs to Happen

Tom Grubisich

Hearst’s Barrett on Talks With Facebook: Progress, but More Needs to Happen

The president of Hearst Newspapers Digital Media, details what he sees as the current promise of Facebook’s nascent effort to promote subscriptions for local news publishers, and assesses the state of other major, yet-to-be-resolved issues for the publishers as they weigh their future on and with the tech giant.