Safe Harbor Resource Center

Welcome to the Safe Harbor Resource Center.

This page contains resources for members on the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act, which would provide a safe harbor for publishers to collectively negotiate with the tech platforms.

Click on the buttons below to access resources and materials related to the safe harbor legislation:

Safe Harbor Bills:

Bill Fact Sheets:

Thank You Letter:

Use our template to thank Senators & Representatives co-sponsoring the bill in your State

Alliance Safe Harbor Press Releases & Statements:

Alliance Applauds Reintroduction of Journalism Competition & Preservation Act

Alliance Safe Harbor Op-Ed:

Run our op-ed, “Why an Antitrust Safe Harbor is the Answer the News Business Needs”

Alliance Study - Google Benefit from News Content:

News Provides Significant Value to Google, Alliance Study Finds

Hearings:

House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Online Platforms & Market Power

Take Action:

Videos:

Click below to view the #SafeHarbor4News Videos

Washington Post Live Discussion: View from the Hill: Bipartisan Efforts to Protect Local News

 
LATEST ARTICLES

Below you will find the latest articles pertaining to our efforts on antitrust, starting with the most recent.


White Paper: How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt Journalism
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White Paper: How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt Journalism

The News Media Alliance has produced a White Paper, “How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt Journalism,” which outlines several of the ways in which Google uses news content to its advantage across its products and services … Read More
Alliance Releases New White Paper Outlining Google’s Dominant Market Behavior, Harming of Journalism
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Alliance Releases New White Paper Outlining Google’s Dominant Market Behavior, Harming of Journalism

Today, the News Media Alliance released a White Paper, “How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt Journalism.” The Alliance has submitted the White Paper to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the House Antitrust Subcommittee for incorporation into their investigation of … Read More
Ad: Google Uses News Content Without Paying Publishers
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Ad: Google Uses News Content Without Paying Publishers

Google uses news content for its own benefit, but without paying journalists and publishers for their work. Not OK, Google. Download and run the ad … 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 code when developing applications for the Android operating system. The Alliance brief rebuts Google’s argument that its use of Oracle’s code was justified under the four-part fair use test … Read More
News Media Alliance Testimony: Department of Justice Sec. 230 Workshop
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News Media Alliance Testimony: Department of Justice Sec. 230 Workshop

On February 19, 2020, Alliance President & CEO David Chavern will testify at the Department of Justice Workshop on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.  … Read More
A Few Epiphanies of My Own
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A Few Epiphanies of My Own

Ken Doctor did a recent piece on “epiphanies” that caused me to think of a few of my own. Ken is right that the ultimate answer lies in the consistent production of great news content. But as we all know, quality local journalism can only continue if there is a business … Read More

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