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Journalism and Media Organizations Call on White House to Support Local Journalism, Pass the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act
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Journalism and Media Organizations Call on White House to Support Local Journalism, Pass the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act

Nine leading media and journalism organizations on Tuesday sent a joint letter to the White House calling on the Biden Administration to pass the bipartisan ... Read More
Statement: David Chavern Accepts Position at Consumer Brands Association as President and CEO
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Statement: David Chavern Accepts Position at Consumer Brands Association as President and CEO

News/Media Alliance President & CEO David Chavern has accepted a position at the Consumer Brands Association as President and CEO ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Applauds Maryland Court's Decision to Strike Down State's Digital Ad Tax
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News/Media Alliance Applauds Maryland Court’s Decision to Strike Down State’s Digital Ad Tax

On October 17th, a Maryland circuit court judge struck down the state’s tax on digital advertising services. The ruling held that the tax violated the ... Read More
News Take Episode 110: Update on News Deserts and Local News Trends with Penny Muse Abernathy and Tim Franklin
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News Take Episode 110: Update on News Deserts and Local News Trends with Penny Muse Abernathy and Tim Franklin

On this episode of News Take, Alliance President & CEO David Chavern talks with the authors of now well-known research throughout the industry on the ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Names Judy Gawczynski Vice President, Membership
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News/Media Alliance Names Judy Gawczynski Vice President, Membership

The News/Media Alliance welcomes Judy Gawczynski as its Vice President of Membership. In this role, Gawczynski will work closely with the Alliance leadership team and ... Read More
Free Speech Week
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Free Speech Week

October 17-23, 2022 - Free Speech Week is nonpartisan, non-ideological event to raise awareness and celebrate the importance of free speech and a free press ... Read More
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear a Challenge to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear a Challenge to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

On October 3, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a case, Gonzalez v. Google, concerning Section 230 of the Communications Decency ... Read More
Maribel Perez Wadsworth Elected Chair of the Board of the News/Media Alliance
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Maribel Perez Wadsworth Elected Chair of the Board of the News/Media Alliance

The News/Media Alliance has elected Maribel Perez Wadsworth, President of Gannett Media, as its Chair of the Board of Directors for the 2022-2024 term ... Read More
Alliance Joins Letter Advocating For Access to Court Records
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Alliance Joins Letter Advocating For Access to Court Records

On September 13 the News/Media Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus letter to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense advocating for access to ... Read More
Alliance Joins Brief Advocating for Proper Fee-Shifting in Public Records Laws
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Alliance Joins Brief Advocating for Proper Fee-Shifting in Public Records Laws

On September 16, the News/Media Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus brief arguing for the court to preserve fees shifting provisions for prevailing parties in ... Read More
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Statement: Meta Threatens to Remove News from Facebook if JCPA is Passed - Read more