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Statement: Order Against Adept Management for Deceptive Direct Mail Practices
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Statement: Order Against Adept Management for Deceptive Direct Mail Practices

The News Media Alliance applauds the FTC for pursuing the case against Adept Management and protecting newspaper subscribers across the country ... Read More
CEO Statement: Indictment of Julian Assange
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CEO Statement: Indictment of Julian Assange

Regardless of whether or not Julian Assange is a “journalist,” the May 23 indictment of Assange crosses a clear constitutional line. In the 102-year history of the Espionage Act, the United States has never deployed that Act to punish the publication of information.  An interpretation of the Espionage Act to criminally ... Read More
Mastercard, With Its Negative Option Policy, Does Not Intend to Cover Newspapers
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Mastercard, With Its Negative Option Policy, Does Not Intend to Cover Newspapers

After Mastercard recently announced a new draft policy aimed at reigning in misleading “negative option” campaigns, the Alliance informed Mastercard of the potential for the policy to hurt newspapers’ efforts to grow subscription revenue. The Alliance successfully convinced the credit card company to revise its policy so as not to ... Read More
Employment Advertising Rule Hurts the American Worker  
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Employment Advertising Rule Hurts the American Worker  

Proposed changes to an advertising requirement for employers in the U.S. could mean that soon, many eligible American workers will not learn about available job opportunities ... Read More
Legislation Introduced Would Make it a Crime to Assault or Intimidate Journalists
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Legislation Introduced Would Make it a Crime to Assault or Intimidate Journalists

In our current polarized society, journalists have experienced threats, intimidation and, in some cases, physical attacks as they attempt to gather and report the news. According to the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, 51 journalists faced physical attacks while trying to do their jobs in 2018. In an effort to protect ... Read More
CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act
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CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act

The News Media Alliance applauds Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) for bicameral introduction the Journalist Protection Act ... Read More
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New Study Finds Google Receives an Estimated $4.7 Billion in Revenue from News Publishers’ Content Learn more