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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
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 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
News Media Alliance Calls for U.S. Copyright Office to Make Key Updates, Provide Additional Protections for Creators
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News Media Alliance Calls for U.S. Copyright Office to Make Key Updates, Provide Additional Protections for Creators

The News Media Alliance submitted comments to the Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Shira Perlmutter, in response to the U.S ... Read More
Barbara Wall to Receive William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award
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Barbara Wall to Receive William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award

The Media Law Resource Center (MLRC), at its Annual Dinner on November 10, will present its William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award to ... Read More
Statement: 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov
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Statement: 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Journalists Maria Ressa, CEO of Philippine digital media outlet Rappler, and Dmitry Muratov, founder and head of the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, have been ... Read More
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Free Speech Week

Free Speech Week is nonpartisan, non-ideological event designed to raise awareness and celebrate the importance of free speech and a free press in the United ... Read More
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