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Postal Rates Could Climb Significantly with New Rate-Setting Approach
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Postal Rates Could Climb Significantly with New Rate-Setting Approach

Publishers could see an extreme rise in their mailing costs in the next five years because of recently proposed changes to the current price structure ... Read More
Proposed Newsprint Tariffs Threaten Small-Town Newspapers
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Proposed Newsprint Tariffs Threaten Small-Town Newspapers

Today, more than 1,100 newspapers across the U.S. called on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to heavily scrutinize the anti-dumping and countervailing duty petitions filed by ... Read More
Repeal of Cross-Ownership Ban Will Allow Investment in Newspapers
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Repeal of Cross-Ownership Ban Will Allow Investment in Newspapers

Today the FCC repealed the 1975 ban on media cross ownership between a newspaper and broadcast or radio station in the same market ... Read More
Statement: FCC Chair Circulates Order Repealing Media Cross-Ownership Ban
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Statement: FCC Chair Circulates Order Repealing Media Cross-Ownership Ban

Chairman Pai circulated an Order repealing the 1975 ban on cross-ownership between a broadcast television or radio station and a newspaper in the same market ... Read More
CEO Column: Talk to your Representatives!
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CEO Column: Talk to your Representatives!

I was recently in the office of a well-respected Member of Congress, trying to help him understand issues of importance to the news industry. One ... Read More
News Media Alliance Calls for Legislation to Address Digital Duopoly Impact
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News Media Alliance Calls for Legislation to Address Digital Duopoly Impact

Today, the News Media Alliance – representing almost 2,000 news organizations – called on Congress to allow publishers to negotiate collectively with dominant online platforms ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds FCC Nominee
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News Media Alliance Applauds FCC Nominee

The News Media Alliance applauds the nomination of Jessica Rosenworcel as Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds Reversal of Decision to Bar Reporter Access to Senators
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News Media Alliance Applauds Reversal of Decision to Bar Reporter Access to Senators

Today Senate Rules Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) decided to deny reporters permission to gather in the hallways of Congress.Thanks to Senate Rules Ranking Member ... Read More
CEO Column: Tax Reform
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CEO Column: Tax Reform

Last month, the White House released a tax plan, but it left more questions than answers. Now, Congress holds the fate of real, reputable, and ... Read More
House Passes Register of Copyrights Selection & Accountability Act
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House Passes Register of Copyrights Selection & Accountability Act

We applaud today’s overwhelming House passage of H.R. 1695, the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act which would, within the Copyright Office, establish a ... Read More
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