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Facebook Live Event: Freedom of the Press and our Path Forward
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Facebook Live Event: Freedom of the Press and our Path Forward

July 8, 7-8 p.m. EDT - Hosted by Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon, a panel will discuss the importance of protecting press freedom, the recent uptick in violence against journalists in the U.S., and our path forward.  ... Read More
CEO Statement: Alliance Condemns Conviction of Maria Ressa
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CEO Statement: Alliance Condemns Conviction of Maria Ressa

Today’s guilty verdict of Filpino journalist Maria Ressa is a terrible setback in the ongoing quest to protect and preserve press freedom around the world ... Read More
Statement: Congressional Resolution to Protect Journalists
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Statement: Congressional Resolution to Protect Journalists

We applaud Reps. Scanlon and Schiff for recognizing and reaffirming journalists’ Constitutional rights and calling for the protection of these journalists, who are risking their lives to bring critical news and information to the public ... Read More
Statement: House Introduces Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: House Introduces Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, a House version of the "Local News and Emergency Information Act of 2020" was introduced by Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI) and Ranking Member F. James Sensenbrenner (WI-05) that offers legislative text around a Small Business Administration affiliation waiver that would allow more news publishers to apply for SBA loans ... Read More
Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, the bipartisan "Local News and Emergency Information Act" was introduced in the Senate by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Boozman (R-AR), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), that offers legislative text around a Small Business Administration affiliation waiver for news publishers ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Applauds Inclusion of SBA Waiver for News Publishers in Fourth Stimulus
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Statement: Alliance Applauds Inclusion of SBA Waiver for News Publishers in Fourth Stimulus

The Alliance is pleased to report that the latest stimulus package, introduced by U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, includes support for local news in the form of an affiliation waiver allowing more news publishers to apply for Small Business Administration loans under the Paycheck Protection Program ... Read More
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Alliance Releases New White Paper Outlining Google’s Dominant Market Behavior, Harming of Journalism - Learn more