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EU Moving Fast towards Granting News Publishers Copyright Protection
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EU Moving Fast towards Granting News Publishers Copyright Protection

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) took an important step toward protecting news publishers’ right to reproduce and make available their products online. Currently, while European copyright laws generally protect the individual products of writers, journalists, and photographers, the publisher’s end-product – whether that is a printed newspaper ... Read More
Q&A: Transitioning to PDF Newspaper Filing
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Q&A: Transitioning to PDF Newspaper Filing

In January 2018, the Copyright Office announced the final rule approving the transition from microfilm to PDF format for group newspaper registrations with the Copyright Office and Library of Congress. To help you navigate the new process, we've provided the following Q&A ... Read More
Copyright Office Signs Final Rule, Modernizes Newspaper Registration
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Copyright Office Signs Final Rule, Modernizes Newspaper Registration

The News Media Alliance applauds the Copyright Office for signing the final rule allowing group newspaper registration via PDF ... Read More
Copyright Office to Modernize Newspaper Archives
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Copyright Office to Modernize Newspaper Archives

We are very pleased that the Copyright Office has published its proposed rules for the transition from microfilm to PDF format for newspaper copyright registrations. These rules will also guide mandatory deposits for preservation with the Library of Congress ... Read More
Rolling Back Outdated Rules Will Encourage Needed Investment in Local News
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Rolling Back Outdated Rules Will Encourage Needed Investment in Local News

The News Media Alliance has long advocated for the repeal of the 1975 ban on cross-ownership between a broadcast television or radio station and a newspaper in the same market. Investment is necessary to sustain quality journalism; therefore, we have sought to roll back these outdated regulations ... Read More
PolicyXchange: Tax Reform, Postal Rates, Media Ownership, First-Click-Free
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PolicyXchange: Tax Reform, Postal Rates, Media Ownership, First-Click-Free

Last week, the House of Representatives and the Senate Budget Committee passed a budget resolution that sets the stage for tax reform legislation that could be adopted with a simple majority under what is called budget reconciliation ... Read More
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