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ADVOCACY FOR A THRIVING NEWS MEDIA

The News Media Alliance diligently advocates on the pressing issues affecting today’s news media organizations, including corporate tax reform, free speech, ad blocking, technology advancements, and other important issues that matter most to you.

While our members grow audience and revenue, we work to ensure that regulatory and legislative initiatives facilitate investment in news media and allow member companies to operate and develop new business models. Backed by our members –a diverse range of the top news media, digital and print news organizations– we deliver the results that elevate their priorities with government.

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Latest Articles


Tell the DOL to Put American Workers First and Save the Print Requirement for Temporary Job Listings
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Tell the DOL to Put American Workers First and Save the Print Requirement for Temporary Job Listings

On November 8, the DOL proposed to change the way temporary job openings are shared with potential workers. Currently, employers are required by law to notify U.S. workers of these openings through publishing the listings in local newspapers. However, the DOL says it now believes publishing the listings on “widely … Read More
Statement: Facebook's Exemption of News Organizations from Its Political Ad Policy
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Statement: Facebook’s Exemption of News Organizations from Its Political Ad Policy

We are very pleased to learn of Facebook’s announcement that news organizations will be exempt from its political ad policy … Read More
The EU Copyright Directive: Myth vs. Fact
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The EU Copyright Directive: Myth vs. Fact

The EU Copyright Directive includes Article 11 that would allow news publishers to copyright their content, a fundamental right currently afforded to news publishers in the U.S.  The global news industry wholeheartedly supports this endeavor and supports passage of the Parliament’s version of Article 11 in the current negotiations leading … Read More
Infographic: 8 News Media Stats to Be Thankful For
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Infographic: 8 News Media Stats to Be Thankful For

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, we wanted to share some of the good news about the news media industry — some facts and figures we can all be thankful for. Among the items bringing us some early holiday cheer are increased reader revenue, the end of tariffs on Canadian … Read More
Guest Post: When Winning Feels Like Losing
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Guest Post: When Winning Feels Like Losing

When the International Trade Commission reversed the tariffs on Canadian newsprint, publishers and paper producers rejoiced. But now that refunds are being sent to producers, publishers are left wondering if they’ll share in the returned revenue … Read More
Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials
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Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials

The News Media Alliance stands in full support of CNN’s defense of its First Amendment rights. We need quality journalism – now more than ever – from respected news organizations employing professional journalists who will hold those in positions of power accountable … Read More
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