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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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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
New ICE Policy on Compulsory Investigative Tools
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New ICE Policy on Compulsory Investigative Tools

On June 13, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) released a new policy about the use of compulsory investigative tools to obtain information or records from members of the news media. The policy sets limits on when ICE can use investigative tools like administrative or judicial subpoenas to obtain ... Read More
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UK Ministry of Justice Proposes Anti-SLAPP Reforms

On July 20, the UK Ministry of Justice issued a Government Response to the Call for Evidence about SLAPP legislation. The Ministry is “moving decisively to stamp out SLAPPs” by creating reforms ... Read More
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Statement: News/Media Alliance Applauds Department of Justice for Filing Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google - Read more