Archive for Advocacy

Congress Continues Hearings on Antitrust and Privacy Issues
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Congress Continues Hearings on Antitrust and Privacy Issues

Over the last two weeks, Congress has continued its investigations into antitrust and privacy issues with multiple hearings by both the Senate and the House ... Read More
Senator Warren Calls for Breaking Up Big Tech
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Senator Warren Calls for Breaking Up Big Tech

On March 8, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) proposed breaking up the dominant tech companies — Amazon, Google, and Facebook, adding Apple to the list the ... Read More
More Than 250 Organizations Sign a Letter Supporting the EU Copyright Directive
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More Than 250 Organizations Sign a Letter Supporting the EU Copyright Directive

On March 11, more than 250 organizations representing the news media industry, authors, composers, writers, publishers and other creative industries signed a letter urging the ... Read More
Alliance Files Privacy Comments with the California Attorney General
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Alliance Files Privacy Comments with the California Attorney General

On March 8, the Alliance filed comments with the Office of the Attorney General of the State of California in response to its ongoing rulemaking ... Read More
New York Supreme Court Rules Firm Misled Newspaper Subscribers
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New York Supreme Court Rules Firm Misled Newspaper Subscribers

The New York Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled on February 21 that Orbital Publishing, which claimed to have authorization from newspapers to operate as a ... Read More
Legislation Introduced Would Make it a Crime to Assault or Intimidate Journalists
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Legislation Introduced Would Make it a Crime to Assault or Intimidate Journalists

In our current polarized society, journalists have experienced threats, intimidation and, in some cases, physical attacks as they attempt to gather and report the news ... Read More
Labor Proposes Increase to Salary Threshold for Determining Overtime
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Labor Proposes Increase to Salary Threshold for Determining Overtime

On March 7, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released long-awaited revisions to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The proposed rule ... Read More
CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act
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CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act

The News Media Alliance applauds Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) for bicameral introduction the Journalist Protection Act ... Read More
News Media Alliance Announces Newest Member, VICE Media
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News Media Alliance Announces Newest Member, VICE Media

The News Media Alliance is pleased to announce that VICE Media has become its newest member. VICE is a global youth media company, headquartered in ... Read More
Alliance Files Comments on California Consumer Privacy Act
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Alliance Files Comments on California Consumer Privacy Act

Today, in response to the California Attorney General’s rulemaking process to implement the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the News Media Alliance submitted written comments ... Read More
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