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Policy Updates

August 26, 2021 Russia Further Restricts Free Press On August 20, Russia labeled two more news agencies as “foreign agents.” This requires them to label all stories ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Introduction of Journalist Protection Act by Representative Swalwell, Senators Blumenthal and Menendez
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Introduction of Journalist Protection Act by Representative Swalwell, Senators Blumenthal and Menendez

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the Journalist Protection Act, which would penalize individuals who intentionally harm ... Read More
News Organizations, Associations Request Humanitarian Assistance for Afghans Who Worked with U.S. Media
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News Organizations, Associations Request Humanitarian Assistance for Afghans Who Worked with U.S. Media

A coalition of more than 20 U.S. news organizations – along with trade associations including the News Media Alliance – sent letters to President Joe ... Read More
Statement: Representative Raskin Introduces Federal Shield Bill, the PRESS Act, in the House
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Statement: Representative Raskin Introduces Federal Shield Bill, the PRESS Act, in the House

The News Media Alliance applauds Rep. Jamie Raskin for introducing the Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying (PRESS) Act ... Read More
Statement: Senator Wyden Introduces Federal Shield Bill, the Protect Reporters from Excessive State Suppression (PRESS) Act
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Statement: Senator Wyden Introduces Federal Shield Bill, the Protect Reporters from Excessive State Suppression (PRESS) Act

The News Media Alliance applauds Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) for today introducing the Protect Reporters from Excessive State Suppression (PRESS) Act, which establishes reasonable ground ... Read More
While Its Finances Improve, USPS Seeks to Squeeze More Revenue Out of Mailers
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While Its Finances Improve, USPS Seeks to Squeeze More Revenue Out of Mailers

USPS just announced proposed postal rate increases that, in some cases, are seven times the rate of inflation. Here are the proposed rates that pertain ... Read More
Congress Considers Legislation to Shore-Up Postal Service Finances, But Rising Prices Still Threaten Mailers
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Congress Considers Legislation to Shore-Up Postal Service Finances, But Rising Prices Still Threaten Mailers

Congress is working to improve the financial condition of the Postal Service, which mailers hope will ease pressure on USPS and reduce the need to ... Read More
Publishers Call on President to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Help Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4
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Publishers Call on President to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Help Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4

The News Media Alliance and the National Newspaper Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden encouraging the Administration to use advertising in local newspapers ... Read More
Higher Rates, Slower Service Highlights USPS 10-Year Plan
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Higher Rates, Slower Service Highlights USPS 10-Year Plan

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's new ten-year strategic plan for the Postal Service, “Delivering for America,” will impact all users of the postal system, with clear ... Read More
Supreme Court Reinstates FCC Media-Ownership Reforms, Overturns Lower Court Decision Blocking Repeal of Ownership Restrictions
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Supreme Court Reinstates FCC Media-Ownership Reforms, Overturns Lower Court Decision Blocking Repeal of Ownership Restrictions

The Supreme Court today issued a unanimous decision in Prometheus Radio Project vs FCC, upholding 2017 reforms that streamlined and modernized the Federal Communications Commission’s ... Read More
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News Media Alliance Urges PRC to Include All Periodicals in Reporting On-Time Delivery - Read more