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New York Legislative Session Ends, Fails to Pass Consumer Privacy, Antitrust Bills
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New York Legislative Session Ends, Fails to Pass Consumer Privacy, Antitrust Bills

On June 10, the New York State legislature ended its session, failing to pass controversial bills related to antitrust and consumer privacy. While the legislature ... Read More
Statement: U.S. Postal Service Announces Staggering Postage Rate Increases
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Statement: U.S. Postal Service Announces Staggering Postage Rate Increases

The United States Postal Service (USPS) filed proposed postage increases that are, in some cases, seven times the rate of inflation. This increase will have ... Read More
Google Nears Settlement in French Online Advertising Case, Similar Proceedings Continue Globally
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Google Nears Settlement in French Online Advertising Case, Similar Proceedings Continue Globally

On May 27, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google was nearing a settlement with French regulators in an antitrust case that claims the tech ... Read More
Alliance Objects to Transfer of Google Lawsuit from Texas to California
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Alliance Objects to Transfer of Google Lawsuit from Texas to California

The News Media Alliance submitted a response to the Judicial Panel of Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) regarding Google’s motion to move the antitrust case filed by ... Read More
Florida Adopts a Law Regulating Online Platforms’ Content Moderation Practices
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Florida Adopts a Law Regulating Online Platforms’ Content Moderation Practices

On May 25, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the country’s first state law regulating online platform moderation practices. The bill makes it illegal for online ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Remembers Career Newspaper Leader and Free Press Advocate, Scott Schurz, Sr.
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Statement: News Media Alliance Remembers Career Newspaper Leader and Free Press Advocate, Scott Schurz, Sr.

Longtime newspaper leader and free press advocate, Scott Schurz, Sr., passed away on Monday at the age of 85. Schurz was a passionate and active ... Read More
New Members of Congress Sign on to Support Safe Harbor Bill
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New Members of Congress Sign on to Support Safe Harbor Bill

Re-introduced in March, the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act” has gained bicameral, bipartisan support in Congress. Introducing sponsors David Cicilline (D-RI) and Ken Buck (R-CO) ... Read More
Alliance Hosts Virtual Fly-In for Publishers, Congressional Leaders to Discuss Safe Harbor
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Alliance Hosts Virtual Fly-In for Publishers, Congressional Leaders to Discuss Safe Harbor

From May 10 – 12, the Alliance hosted a series of meetings between local member publishers and their representatives in Congress so they could discuss ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Remembers Longtime Journalist, Jim Klobuchar
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Statement: News Media Alliance Remembers Longtime Journalist, Jim Klobuchar

Jim Klobuchar, father of Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), was a longtime champion of our industry, working in journalism for four decades as a columnist for ... Read More
Publishers Call on President to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Help Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4
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Publishers Call on President to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Help Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4

The News Media Alliance and the National Newspaper Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden encouraging the Administration to use advertising in local newspapers ... Read More
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