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COVID-19 Stimulus Updates Affecting the News Media Industry
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COVID-19 Stimulus Updates Affecting the News Media Industry

We have provided links to Alliance and other third-party resources that provide useful information for news publishers about the Stimulus Package, CARES Act, Small Business loans and more. Please check back regularly – we will continue to update this page with more resources, as they become available, that may be ... Read More
Letter to President Trump: Help Sustain Local News
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Letter to President Trump: Help Sustain Local News

President and CEO of the News Media Alliance, David Chavern, and CEO of America's Newspapers, Dean Ridings today sent a letter to President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Nanci Pelosi, outlining the struggles of local news publishers facing an existential crisis as the ... Read More
Alliance Stimulus Funds Guide
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Alliance Stimulus Funds Guide

Please find a summary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (or stimulus 3) to identify available funding and implications for news publishers that will result from the legislation, which has just been passed by the House and will soon be signed by the President. Please find ... Read More
Economic Stimulus Update from Washington
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Economic Stimulus Update from Washington

The Senate passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, in a 90-8 vote, that would make coronavirus tests free, ensure students continue to receive free lunches, and expand unemployment insurance ... Read More
Alliance Encourages Census Director to Advertise Online Census Option in Newspapers
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Alliance Encourages Census Director to Advertise Online Census Option in Newspapers

The Alliance sent a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham, in light of his March 18 announcement that Census field operations would be temporarily suspended due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, encouraging him to advertise for the online completion of the 2020 Census and to employ print and ... Read More
Alliance Asks Vice President to Encourage Designation of News Publishers as Essential Businesses During COVID-19 Health Crisis
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Alliance Asks Vice President to Encourage Designation of News Publishers as Essential Businesses During COVID-19 Health Crisis

The News Media Alliance today sent a letter to the office of Vice President Mike Pence, asking him to recognize news publishing and reporting as “essential” to public health and welfare ... Read More
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