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Alliance Writes Letter Urging DC Council to Preserve First Amendment Protections

On November 30, the Alliance and seven other national and local associations sent a letter to the DC Council opposing an Amendment to DC’s anti-SLAPP ... Read More
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Alliance Joins Brief Arguing for Anti-SLAPP Fee Provision Applicability in Federal Court

On October 26, the Alliance joined a brief, filed in the Ninth Circuit, arguing that California’s anti-SLAPP law should be applied in whole, including the attorneys ... Read More
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Alliance Joins Brief to Protect California Anti-SLAPP Law

On November 3, the Alliance joined a brief, filed in the Ninth Circuit, arguing for robust anti-SLAPP law applicability. In Planet Aid v. Reveal, the plaintiff argued ... Read More
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Alliance Joins Brief Arguing Against Warrantless Surveillance

On November 11, the Alliance signed onto a brief, filed in the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that law enforcement should not be permitted to conduct warrantless, ... Read More
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Alliance Joins Brief Arguing Against Prior Restraints on News Publishers

On November 22, the Alliance signed onto a brief, filed in the Supreme Court of New York, Westchester County, arguing that the court should not issue ... Read More
News Media Alliance Calls for U.S. Copyright Office to Make Key Updates, Provide Additional Protections for Creators
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News Media Alliance Calls for U.S. Copyright Office to Make Key Updates, Provide Additional Protections for Creators

The News Media Alliance submitted comments to the Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Shira Perlmutter, in response to the U.S ... Read More
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Call for Nominations: 2021 John P. Murray Audience Development Award

Nominate your news organization now for the 2021 John P. Murray Award for Excellence in Audience Development ... Read More
Give a Subscription to Your Local Newspaper Ad: News Impact Project
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Give a Subscription to Your Local Newspaper Ad: News Impact Project

The News Media Alliance has produced an ad to run in your publications this holiday season to promote giving a gift subscription to your news ... Read More
Statement: U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Harmful Postage Rate Increases
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Statement: U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Harmful Postage Rate Increases

The News Media Alliance is deeply disappointed by Friday's U.S. Court of Appeals decision to preserve major postage rate increases authorized earlier this year ... Read More
Barbara Wall to Receive William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award
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Barbara Wall to Receive William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award

The Media Law Resource Center (MLRC), at its Annual Dinner on November 10, will present its William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award to ... Read More
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