Among other remarks, the organizations' joint statement said: "Meta – a nearly trillion-dollar company – repeatedly chooses to restrict news content for its users to avoid compensating news producers for the value it gains on their vital journalism. These retaliatory tactics demonstrate Meta’s monopolistic dominance over the advertising marketplace and its ability to dictate how radio and TV broadcasters, newspapers and others can reach audiences online."
The industry’s scattered early responses to AI do, however, seem to contain some assumptions, and from those assumptions we can extrapolate some possible futures — if not the likely ones, then at least ones that people in charge of the news business are most excited about or of which they are most afraid. The news media’s flailing early responses to AI are, in their own ways, predictions. There are, so far, a few dominant schools of thought about this.