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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
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 Preservation Act ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds Senator Booker for Co-Sponsoring Journalism Competition & Preservation Act
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News Media Alliance Applauds Senator Booker for Co-Sponsoring Journalism Competition & Preservation Act

Today, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) signed on as a co-sponsor of the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act” (JCPA) with the ardent appreciation of the News Media Alliance. This bill would provide a limited safe harbor for news publishers to collectively negotiate with Facebook and Google for better business arrangements ... Read More
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