Archive for Advocacy

California Subscription Bill Is Unnecessary, Ignores Recent Voluntary Efforts
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California Subscription Bill Is Unnecessary, Ignores Recent Voluntary Efforts

As we have seen with other legislation originating in California, AB 2811 could set in motion a patchwork of different state laws, which would increase ... Read More
CEO Statement: Alliance Condemns Conviction of Maria Ressa
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CEO Statement: Alliance Condemns Conviction of Maria Ressa

Today’s guilty verdict of Filpino journalist Maria Ressa is a terrible setback in the ongoing quest to protect and preserve press freedom around the world ... Read More
Statement: Congressional Resolution to Protect Journalists
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Statement: Congressional Resolution to Protect Journalists

We applaud Reps. Scanlon and Schiff for recognizing and reaffirming journalists’ Constitutional rights and calling for the protection of these journalists, who are risking their ... Read More
Member Exclusive: Update on Ongoing Alliance Activities Around COVID-19 Pandemic
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Member Exclusive: Update on Ongoing Alliance Activities Around COVID-19 Pandemic

On Tuesday, June 2, the News Media Alliance Operational Working Group was joined by Alliance SVP & General Counsel Danielle Coffey and Alliance SVP, Public ... Read More
Joint Statement: Journalists Are Risking Their Lives to Report on the Protests and Their Safety Must Be Ensured
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Joint Statement: Journalists Are Risking Their Lives to Report on the Protests and Their Safety Must Be Ensured

The last several days, journalists have been risking their lives to report on the ground at the scenes of protests across the country in response ... 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
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
Keyword Blocking Around Pandemic Hurts Publishers and Public
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Keyword Blocking Around Pandemic Hurts Publishers and Public

News organizations across the country are offering potentially life-saving information to readers. But as news organizations struggle to stay afloat, many digital advertisers have used ... 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
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