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FTC’s Google Memos Underline the Need for Legislation to Balance the Online Marketplace
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FTC’s Google Memos Underline the Need for Legislation to Balance the Online Marketplace

In mid-March, Politico published a powerful piece of investigative reporting titled “How Washington fumbled the future,” detailing the Federal Trade Commission’s 2012 investigation into Google’s anticompetitive conduct and the agency’s failure to bring a case against Google ... Read More
Google Defends Anti-Competitive Behavior
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Google Defends Anti-Competitive Behavior

Nearly 65 percent of all Google searches end without a user going to a different website, according to a report by Rand Fishkin. The Alliance’s White Paper further detailed how Google creates a walled garden by using its market dominant position to diminish the chances that users will visit other news websites. Google’s market ... Read More
Alliance Testimony: House Antitrust Hearing on Saving Local Journalism
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Alliance Testimony: House Antitrust Hearing on Saving Local Journalism

On March 12, News Media Alliance President & CEO, David Chavern, testified at the House Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Subcommittee hearing, "Reviving Competition, Part 2: Saving the Free and Diverse Press." Watch his testimony ... Read More
Journalism Competition and Preservation Act Re-Introduced
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Journalism Competition and Preservation Act Re-Introduced

On March 12, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law held a hearing about “Saving the Free and Diverse Press” by reviving competition in the marketplace. At the hearing, Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) introduced the "Journalism Competition and Preservation Act," which would enable news publishers to collectively ... Read More
News Media Alliance to Testify at House Antitrust Hearing on Saving Local Journalism
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News Media Alliance to Testify at House Antitrust Hearing on Saving Local Journalism

The News Media Alliance will testify today at 10:00 a.m. ET at a House Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Subcommittee hearing, “Reviving Competition, Part 2: Saving the Free and Diverse Press,” on the need for the dominant tech platforms, such as Facebook and Google, to compensate news publishers fairly for ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds Members of House and Senate for Reintroducing Journalism Competition & Preservation Act
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News Media Alliance Applauds Members of House and Senate for Reintroducing Journalism Competition & Preservation Act

The News Media Alliance applauds House Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI), Ranking Member Ken Buck (R-CO), Senate Antitrust Chairwoman Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Senator John N. Kennedy (R-LA) for today reintroducing the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act” (JCPA) ... Read More
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Supreme Court Reinstates FCC Media-Ownership Reforms - Read more