Archive for Advocacy

View from the Hill: Collins and Cicilline Discuss Journalism Safe Harbor Bill at #PostLive
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View from the Hill: Collins and Cicilline Discuss Journalism Safe Harbor Bill at #PostLive

On April 4, House Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI) and Representative Doug Collins (R-GA), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, were part of a ... Read More
European Union Leads the Way in Protecting High-Quality Journalism
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European Union Leads the Way in Protecting High-Quality Journalism

The European Union took a massive leap forward in protecting news content on March 26, when the European Parliament voted to adopt the long-awaited Copyright ... Read More
FTC Holds Hearing on the Agency’s International Role
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FTC Holds Hearing on the Agency’s International Role

On March 25, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continued its hearings on “Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.” The two-day hearing was the ... Read More
New York Supreme Court Rules Firm Misled Newspaper Subscribers
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New York Supreme Court Rules Firm Misled Newspaper Subscribers

The New York Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled on February 21 that Orbital Publishing, which claimed to have authorization from newspapers to operate as a ... 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
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
CEO Column: Press Access Is Essential to Democracy
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CEO Column: Press Access Is Essential to Democracy

With the release of our newest ad last week, we — along with our Support Real News partners — are responding to recent attacks on the ... 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
Support Real News - Press Access Ad
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Support Real News – Press Access Ad

Denying press access is a violation of your First Amendment right to a free press. Without press access, we all lose. As part of our Support Real ... Read More
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