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Journalism, Media & Economic Competition Advocates Call on President Biden to Show Support for Legislation That Would Help Save Local Journalism in State of the Union Address
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Journalism, Media & Economic Competition Advocates Call on President Biden to Show Support for Legislation That Would Help Save Local Journalism in State of the Union Address

Seven leading journalism, media, and pro-consumer antitrust advocacy organizations today sent a joint letter to President Joseph Biden calling on him to highlight, in his upcoming State of the Union address on February 7, the importance of local journalism. The letter highlights the urgent need for congressional action to preserve a ... Read More
Statement: News/Media Alliance Applauds Department of Justice for Filing Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google
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Statement: News/Media Alliance Applauds Department of Justice for Filing Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

Today the Department of Justice filed its highly anticipated antitrust lawsuit against Google for its dominance in advertising and violation of the Sherman Act. This monumental lawsuit is based on years of investigation and claims against the dominant monopoly ... Read More
Big Tech Threat to Local Journalism Still Exists, Congress Committed to Fixing That Problem Through JCPA
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Big Tech Threat to Local Journalism Still Exists, Congress Committed to Fixing That Problem Through JCPA

News/Media Alliance's EVP & General Counsel, Danielle Coffey, provides a recap of the efforts around the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act in the 117th Congress and the bill's outlook in the next Congress ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Reminds USTR of the Importance of High-Quality Journalism
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News/Media Alliance Reminds USTR of the Importance of High-Quality Journalism

On December 12, the News/Media Alliance sent a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Katherine Tai, requesting the agency to refrain from criticizing efforts to protect professional journalism internationally. The letter was in response to a readout of Ambassador Tai’s recent meeting with Canada’s trade minister during which Ambassador ... Read More
Alliance Submits Comments on Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule for Independent Contractors
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Alliance Submits Comments on Department of Labor’s Proposed Rule for Independent Contractors

The News/Media Alliance filed comments December 13 on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Proposed Rule, which revises guidance on how to determine who is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Our comments urged the DOL not to rescind the existing independent contractor rule and outlined ... Read More
Statement: Meta Threatens to Remove News from Facebook if JCPA is Passed
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Statement: Meta Threatens to Remove News from Facebook if JCPA is Passed

In response to Meta’s statement today that it would consider removing news from Facebook if the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act - a bill that would require the dominant tech platforms to fairly compensate news publishers for use of their content - is passed in the U.S., the News/Media Alliance ... Read More
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