Google has been accused of unfairly monopolizing the digital advertising market resulting in a significant drop in advertising revenue for publishers. Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, is suing the search engine for using “deceptive commercial practices” and breaching U.S. antitrust and consumer protection laws. Without free and fair competition for digital ad space, publishers cannot invest in their newsrooms." In 2020, Google was also accused of breaching antitrust laws in order to maintain its position as the leading search engine. We expect this to be a challenging year for digital advertising, with the slowest growth in recent memory.