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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
CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act
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CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act

The News Media Alliance applauds Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) for bicameral introduction the Journalist Protection Act ... Read More
Washington Post Super Bowl Ad Highlights Value of Journalism
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Washington Post Super Bowl Ad Highlights Value of Journalism

Journalists report the facts, giving their readers and viewers the details they need to make informed decisions about their lives and the world around them ... Read More
Tell the DOL to Put American Workers First and Save the Print Requirement for Temporary Job Listings
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Tell the DOL to Put American Workers First and Save the Print Requirement for Temporary Job Listings

On November 8, the DOL proposed to change the way temporary job openings are shared with potential workers. Currently, employers are required by law to ... Read More
Infographic: 8 News Media Stats to Be Thankful For
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Infographic: 8 News Media Stats to Be Thankful For

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, we wanted to share some of the good news about the news media industry — some facts and figures ... Read More
Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials
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Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials

The News Media Alliance stands in full support of CNN’s defense of its First Amendment rights. We need quality journalism – now more than ever ... Read More
STOPP Statement: ITC Ruling to Reverse the Newsprint Tax
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STOPP Statement: ITC Ruling to Reverse the Newsprint Tax

Stop Tariffs on Printers & Publishers today welcomed the ITC's decision to terminate duties currently being applied to uncoated groundwood paper, or newsprint, imports from ... Read More