Digital News Media Programs

ENCOURAGING BETTER DEALS FOR PUBLISHERS  

The News/Media Alliance is advancing the dialogue on the top digital issues affecting today’s news and magazine publishers. We are fighting avidly for publishers, while also working with the tech platforms (Facebook, Google, Twitter, Apple, Amazon, etc.) to encourage better deals for news publishers. Here, we highlight aspects of these discussions related to how the platforms can help sustain local journalism.

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LATEST ARTICLES


MPA Submits Letter to the USPS on Proposed Rule for Periodicals Pending Authorization Postage
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MPA Submits Letter to the USPS on Proposed Rule for Periodicals Pending Authorization Postage

MPA submitted a letter to the USPS on a proposed rule for Periodicals Pending Authorization Postage: ... Read More
MPA Submits Letter to USPS on Proposed Rule for Periodicals Pending Authorization Postage
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MPA Submits Letter to USPS on Proposed Rule for Periodicals Pending Authorization Postage

MPA submitted a letter to the U.S. Postal Service on a proposed rule for Periodicals Pending Authorization Postage ... Read More
Facebook Whistleblower, Former Facebook Data Scientist Support Section 230 Reform
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Facebook Whistleblower, Former Facebook Data Scientist Support Section 230 Reform

Reacting to yesterday’s congressional hearing and testimony by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, former Facebook data scientist Roddy Lindsay agrees with Haugen’s proposed solution to address the problem of big tech platforms spreading harmful misinformation and fake news – make the platforms liable for content they promote via their algorithms ... Read More
ACCC Publishes Digital Advertising Services Report, Urges More Regulation of the Ad Tech Industry

ACCC Publishes Digital Advertising Services Report, Urges More Regulation of the Ad Tech Industry

On September 27, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published the long-awaited final report of its Digital Advertising Services Inquiry. The inquiry, focusing on online display advertising, began in February 2020 following a request from the Treasury and comes after the ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry that concluded in 2019 ... Read More
Media Associations Urge Value for Journalism in Digital Ecosystem
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Media Associations Urge Value for Journalism in Digital Ecosystem

The News Media Alliance is one of 17 international and national news media associations to sign a joint letter published today calling for countries to prioritize the value of journalistic content on digital platforms and ensure fair compensation from the big tech platforms to the news publishers that produce that ... Read More
The Alliance Joins in RCFP Amicus Brief for Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google
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The Alliance Joins in RCFP Amicus Brief for Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

On September 17, the Alliance signed onto an amicus brief arguing that Google’s amended complaint in its antitrust lawsuit against Texas should be made publicly available. Judge Castel in the Southern District of New York asked the parties to show why the complaint should not be publicly filed without redaction. The ... 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