Free Press

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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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
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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
Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist
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Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist

In August, the Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus letter in support of journalist April Ehrlich ... Read More
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Alliance Advocates For Protective Interpretation of Anti-SLAPP Laws

On August 29, the Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus brief supporting the proper interpretation of Washington’s new anti-SLAPP law which was based off the Uniform Law Commission’s model anti-SLAPP law UPEPA ... Read More
Alliance Supports Strong Anti-SLAPP Protections in Indiana
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Alliance Supports Strong Anti-SLAPP Protections in Indiana

On July 29, the Alliance signed on to the Reporters Committee’s amicus brief arguing for strong anti-SLAPP protections ... Read More
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Alliance Supports Access to Vermont Court Records

On July 12, the Alliance joined an amicus brief by the Reporters Committee arguing for access to court records ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Applauds Senate Markup of Journalism Competition & Preservation Act (JCPA), Calls on House to Mark-Up Bill Next Week - Read more