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What You Need to Know about the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule
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What You Need to Know about the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule

The News Media Alliance has provided a quick-reference one-pager that summarizes key provisions of the new DOL Overtime rule, as well as relevant FLSA exemptions ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Encourages Memorial Advisory Commission to Recommend Establishment of Fallen Journalists Memorial
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Statement: Alliance Encourages Memorial Advisory Commission to Recommend Establishment of Fallen Journalists Memorial

In preparation for the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission meeting today, the News Media Alliance submitted a written statement to show its support for the ... Read More
Video: Highlights from the House Judiciary Hearing on Online Platforms and the Free Press
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Video: Highlights from the House Judiciary Hearing on Online Platforms and the Free Press

On June 11, Alliance President and CEO David Chavern testified before the House Judiciary Committee on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 1: The Free ... Read More
Watch: Alliance CEO on the Importance of Protecting News Online
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Watch: Alliance CEO on the Importance of Protecting News Online

Alliance CEO and President David Chavern testified before the U.S. House of Representatives during a hearing on June 11, 2019, titled, “Online Platforms and Market ... Read More
Statement: Order Against Adept Management for Deceptive Direct Mail Practices
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Statement: Order Against Adept Management for Deceptive Direct Mail Practices

The News Media Alliance applauds the FTC for pursuing the case against Adept Management and protecting newspaper subscribers across the country ... Read More
CEO Statement: Indictment of Julian Assange
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CEO Statement: Indictment of Julian Assange

Regardless of whether or not Julian Assange is a “journalist,” the May 23 indictment of Assange crosses a clear constitutional line. In the 102-year history of ... Read More
Mastercard, With Its Negative Option Policy, Does Not Intend to Cover Newspapers
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Mastercard, With Its Negative Option Policy, Does Not Intend to Cover Newspapers

After Mastercard recently announced a new draft policy aimed at reigning in misleading “negative option” campaigns, the Alliance informed Mastercard of the potential for the ... Read More
Employment Advertising Rule Hurts the American Worker  
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Employment Advertising Rule Hurts the American Worker  

Proposed changes to an advertising requirement for employers in the U.S. could mean that soon, many eligible American workers will not learn about available job ... 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
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