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Free Press

The Alliance has long advocated for First Amendment protections and for an open government. Reporters serve a valuable role in providing reliable and truthful information to the public and provide exceptional content that meets the highest journalistic standards. Lawmakers must recognize and protect the fundamental rights of free speech and freedom of the press.

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Supporting Free Speech Means Protecting Quality Journalism
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Supporting Free Speech Means Protecting Quality Journalism

As we celebrate Free Speech Week, we highlight the important role that local media, who promote these freedoms, play in every local community ... Read More
Free Speech Week
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Free Speech Week

October 17-23, 2022 - Free Speech Week is nonpartisan, non-ideological event to raise awareness and celebrate the importance of free speech and a free press in the United States ... Read More
Alliance Joins Letter Advocating For Access to Court Records
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Alliance Joins Letter Advocating For Access to Court Records

On September 13 the News/Media Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus letter to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense advocating for access to court records that were improperly sealed ... Read More
Alliance Joins Brief Advocating for Access and Accountability
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Alliance Joins Brief Advocating for Access and Accountability

On September 19, the News/Media Alliance joined the Reporters Committee amicus brief advocating for open records and public access ... Read More
Statement: House Passes PRESS Act
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Statement: House Passes PRESS Act

The News/Media Alliance applauds the House of Representatives for suspending the rules and passing H.R. 4330—the Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying Act (PRESS Act) ... Read More
Alliance Supports Government Transparency Under FOIA
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Alliance Supports Government Transparency Under FOIA

On August 26, the Alliance signed on to the Reporters Committee amicus brief advocating for increased government transparency and disclosure requirements under FOIA ... Read More
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