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Policy Updates
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Policy Updates

On December 29, New York Governor Kathy Hochul vetoed a bill that would have required electronic book publishers to issue licenses to state libraries on ... Read More
News Media Alliance Calls on U.S. Copyright Office to Recommend Further Measures to Clarify Law and Policies, Strengthen Publishers’ Existing Rights
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News Media Alliance Calls on U.S. Copyright Office to Recommend Further Measures to Clarify Law and Policies, Strengthen Publishers’ Existing Rights

On January 5, the News Media Alliance submitted additional comments to the Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Shira Perlmutter, in response to ... Read More
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Alliance Signs Onto Letter Urging Congress to Withdraw Subpoena for Photojournalists’ Records

On December 22, the Alliance signed on to a letter by the Reporters Committee to the congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack on the ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Supports AAP’s Suit to Protect Copyright
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Statement: News Media Alliance Supports AAP’s Suit to Protect Copyright

On December 9, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Maryland to block legislation that would force publishers ... Read More
News Media Alliance, National Newspaper Association Agree to Combine Forces on Postal, Public Policy
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News Media Alliance, National Newspaper Association Agree to Combine Forces on Postal, Public Policy

The News Media Alliance and National Newspaper Association, both long-standing newspaper advocacy organizations with Washington, D.C., area offices, have created a joint policy group to ... Read More
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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
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