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Statement: House Passes PRESS Act
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Statement: House Passes PRESS Act

The News/Media Alliance applauds the House of Representatives for suspending the rules and passing H.R. 4330—the Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying Act (PRESS Act) ... Read More
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Alliance Supports Government Transparency Under FOIA

On August 26, the Alliance signed on to the Reporters Committee amicus brief advocating for increased government transparency and disclosure requirements under FOIA ... Read More
Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist
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Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist

In August, the Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus letter in support of journalist April Ehrlich ... Read More
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Alliance Advocates For Protective Interpretation of Anti-SLAPP Laws

On August 29, the Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus brief supporting the proper interpretation of Washington’s new anti-SLAPP law which was based off the ... Read More
Alliance Supports Strong Anti-SLAPP Protections in Indiana
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Alliance Supports Strong Anti-SLAPP Protections in Indiana

On July 29, the Alliance signed on to the Reporters Committee’s amicus brief arguing for strong anti-SLAPP protections ... Read More
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Alliance Supports Access to Vermont Court Records

On July 12, the Alliance joined an amicus brief by the Reporters Committee arguing for access to court records ... Read More
New ICE Policy on Compulsory Investigative Tools
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New ICE Policy on Compulsory Investigative Tools

On June 13, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) released a new policy about the use of compulsory investigative tools to obtain information or ... Read More
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UK Ministry of Justice Proposes Anti-SLAPP Reforms

On July 20, the UK Ministry of Justice issued a Government Response to the Call for Evidence about SLAPP legislation. The Ministry is “moving decisively ... Read More
Alliance Applauds Rep. Carolyn Maloney on Protecting Journalists Through Recent Legislation
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Alliance Applauds Rep. Carolyn Maloney on Protecting Journalists Through Recent Legislation

On July 14, the House voted in favor of an amendment protecting journalists’ operations in Russia. The recent 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) incorporated ... Read More
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Alliance Applauds Schiff Amendment Protecting Journalists

On July 13, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced an amendment to the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act that includes pivotal protections for journalists ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Applauds Senate Markup of Journalism Competition & Preservation Act (JCPA), Calls on House to Mark-Up Bill Next Week - Read more