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U.S. Copyright Office Calls for Reform of Section 512
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U.S. Copyright Office Calls for Reform of Section 512

On May 21, the U.S. Copyright Office released a report outlining issues with the current regulation scheme as applied to the digital context. While the ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Commends U.S. Copyright Office for DMCA Section 512 Report
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Statement: Alliance Commends U.S. Copyright Office for DMCA Section 512 Report

The News Media Alliance commends the U.S. Copyright Office for its comprehensive report on Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. We are pleased ... Read More
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission Releases News Media Bargaining Code
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Australian Competition & Consumer Commission Releases News Media Bargaining Code

On May 19, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) published a concepts paper seeking comment on four possible solutions to the bargaining imbalance between big tech ... Read More
Supreme Court Denies Cert in Latest Section 230 Case
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Supreme Court Denies Cert in Latest Section 230 Case

On May 18, the Supreme Court denied to review Force v. Facebook, a recent case implicating Section 230, from the Second Circuit. In Force v. Facebook, the Second Circuit ... Read More
Statement: House Introduces Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: House Introduces Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, a House version of the "Local News and Emergency Information Act of 2020" was introduced by Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI) and Ranking Member F ... Read More
News Impact Project: COVID-19 Impactful News Stories
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News Impact Project: COVID-19 Impactful News Stories

As part of our News Impact Project, we are compiling a list of local news stories from around the country on the COVID-19 health crisis ... Read More
Antoinette “Toni” Bush Elected Chair of the Board of the News Media Alliance
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Antoinette “Toni” Bush Elected Chair of the Board of the News Media Alliance

The News Media Alliance has elected Antoinette “Toni” Bush, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Government Affairs at News Corp, as its Chair of ... Read More
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 ... Read More
Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, the bipartisan "Local News and Emergency Information Act" was introduced in the Senate by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Boozman (R-AR), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), ... Read More
Alliance CEO Discusses the Importance of Local News During COVID-19, Sustaining News Publishing, on Bloomberg's 'Sound On'
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Alliance CEO Discusses the Importance of Local News During COVID-19, Sustaining News Publishing, on Bloomberg’s ‘Sound On’

Alliance President & CEO David Chavern was a guest on Bloomberg's 'Sound On' podcast with Bloomberg Chief Washington Correspondent Kevin Cirilli today to talk about ... Read More
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