Archive for Press Releases

Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, the bipartisan "Local News and Emergency Information Act" was introduced in the Senate by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Boozman (R-AR), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Applauds Inclusion of SBA Waiver for News Publishers in Fourth Stimulus
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Statement: Alliance Applauds Inclusion of SBA Waiver for News Publishers in Fourth Stimulus

The Alliance is pleased to report that the latest stimulus package, introduced by U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, includes support for local news in ... Read More
Senators Send Bipartisan Letter Urging Support for Local Media Outlets Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
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Senators Send Bipartisan Letter Urging Support for Local Media Outlets Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Today a bipartisan letter was sent from U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Kennedy (R-LA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Boozman (R-ARK) to their Senate colleagues urging ... Read More
Media Groups Call on Congress to Support Local News, Local Media Amid Coronavirus Crisis
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Media Groups Call on Congress to Support Local News, Local Media Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Today, four national media organizations representing thousands of local newspapers and local broadcast media outlets – the News Media Alliance, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), ... Read More
Statement: Ad Tech Companies: Stop Journalism-Harming Keyword Blocking Practices
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Statement: Ad Tech Companies: Stop Journalism-Harming Keyword Blocking Practices

The News Media Alliance and Digital Content Next call on digital advertisers and digital advertising companies to stop using keyword blocking practices that jeopardize the ... Read More
CEO Statement: News Publishers Perform Essential Function During COVID-19 Health Crisis
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CEO Statement: News Publishers Perform Essential Function During COVID-19 Health Crisis

Public officials across the country have begun ordering the shut-down of "non-essential" businesses for periods of time. The goal of these orders is to appropriately ... Read More
News Media Alliance Calls on Supreme Court to Protect Copyrighted Content against Google’s Unauthorized Copying
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News Media Alliance Calls on Supreme Court to Protect Copyrighted Content against Google’s Unauthorized Copying

The News Media Alliance today filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of Oracle in the Google v. Oracle (docket no. 18-956) case concerning Google’s unauthorized copying of parts of Oracle’s computer ... Read More
News Media Alliance Announces Recipients of John P. Murray Award for Excellence in Audience Development
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News Media Alliance Announces Recipients of John P. Murray Award for Excellence in Audience Development

The News Media Alliance has named the (Fort Collins) Coloradoan, The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) and the Chicago Tribune as the recipients of the ... Read More
News Media Alliance Launches News Impact Project on Important Role of Local News in Communities
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News Media Alliance Launches News Impact Project on Important Role of Local News in Communities

The News Media Alliance today launched its News Impact Project, including a News Impact Index of local news stories that have made a positive impact ... Read More
CEO Statement: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell is Latest Co-Sponsor of Journalism Competition & Preservation Act
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CEO Statement: Senate Leader Mitch McConnell is Latest Co-Sponsor of Journalism Competition & Preservation Act

We are very pleased that Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has signed on as the latest co-sponsor and highest ranking official on the Journalism Competition and ... Read More
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