Archive for Advocacy

Alliance Supports Robust, Uniform Anti-SLAPP Law
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Alliance Supports Robust, Uniform Anti-SLAPP Law

On June 23, the Alliance joined a coalition letter supporting the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)—the Uniform Law Commission’s model anti-SLAPP law ... Read More
Policy Updates
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Policy Updates

On June 17, News Media Alliance, together with the Authors Guild and others, submitted an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in the case of ... Read More
Free Webinar: Understanding Periodicals: Things You Forgot — Or Maybe Never Knew — About Periodicals
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Free Webinar: Understanding Periodicals: Things You Forgot — Or Maybe Never Knew — About Periodicals

June 23, 4:00-5:00 p.m, EDT - This webinar will cover some fundamentals that are baked into most newspapers’ Periodical usage. But why are they there ... Read More
Statement: Availability of Quality News and Information at Risk as Meta Reconsiders Commitment to News
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Statement: Availability of Quality News and Information at Risk as Meta Reconsiders Commitment to News

Meta is allegedly reconsidering its commitment to news, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Journal reported that Meta platform Facebook’s relationships with some news ... Read More
Postal Regulatory Commission Approves Rate Increases & Requests Stakeholder Input
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Postal Regulatory Commission Approves Rate Increases & Requests Stakeholder Input

The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has favorably reviewed new competitive and market dominant price increases that will take effect July 10, 2022 ... Read More
Judiciary Moves Forward to Modernize PACER
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Judiciary Moves Forward to Modernize PACER

On March 15, the Judicial Conference of the United States convened. The Committee on Court Administration and Case Management endorsed making searches free for non-commercial ... Read More
Nonsubscriber Cap for In-County Periodicals Raised Effective Now
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Nonsubscriber Cap for In-County Periodicals Raised Effective Now

The Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 was signed into law last month. Section 204 of that Act raised the annual cap on the number ... Read More
Florida Governor Office Considered Changing New York Times v. Sullivan Standard
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Florida Governor Office Considered Changing New York Times v. Sullivan Standard

On May 18, the Orlando Sentinel obtained documents showing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s staff worked on a proposal that would change the New York Times ... Read More
DOJ Secretly Subpoenaed Journalist
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DOJ Secretly Subpoenaed Journalist

On May 14, a FOIA request revealed that the DOJ secretly subpoenaed a Guardian journalist’s phone records as part of a leak investigation, initiated by ... Read More
Appeals Court says New York Anti-SLAPP Not Retroactive
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Appeals Court says New York Anti-SLAPP Not Retroactive

On May 19, a New York appeals court dismissed a defamation claim in Kurland v. Glassdoor. Kurland sued Glassdoor based on an anonymous bad review ... Read More
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