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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
Washington Post Super Bowl Ad Highlights Value of Journalism
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Washington Post Super Bowl Ad Highlights Value of Journalism

Journalists report the facts, giving their readers and viewers the details they need to make informed decisions about their lives and the world around them. While they are usually background players, in recent weeks they have taken center stage, not as the storytellers, but as the story. During last night’s ... Read More
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
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
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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Cicilline, Collins introduce Journalism Competition & Preservation Act Learn more