JCPA Newsroom

Your weekly update on the importance of local journalism, the threat posed by Google and Facebook, and how you can take action to support the JCPA.

The News/Media Alliance is leading the effort to pass the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act (JCPA) fighting avidly for publishers’ ability to negotiate with the Big Tech platforms for fair compensation for use of their content. Here, we highlight the latest updates, editorials and op-eds, social media posts and resources for news and magazine members on how you can support the JCPA.

LATEST ARTICLES


My Trip to Capitol Hill, and the Desperate Need to Save Newspapers
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My Trip to Capitol Hill, and the Desperate Need to Save Newspapers

(The Examiner News, 10/2/23) "As I boarded an Amtrak train back home from Washington, D.C. last Thursday morning, leaving a city bracing for a potential (ultimately averted) government shutdown amid a debate checkered with misinformation, the capitol’s dysfunction and discord provided an appropriate backdrop to the urgent mission that had ... Read More
'Protecting News to Preserve Democracy' by Center for Journalism & Liberty at Open Markets Institute
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‘Protecting News to Preserve Democracy’ by Center for Journalism & Liberty at Open Markets Institute

On September 27, 2023, the Center for Journalism & Liberty at the Open Markets Institute convened policymakers, experts, and practitioners from the U.S. and Canada for a highly valuable discussion on the path forward for sustaining our countries’ independent news media as a condition of healthy democracies ... Read More
JCPA Social Posts: 9/26 - 10/2
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JCPA Social Posts: 9/26 – 10/2

Select social posts from the week about the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act ... Read More
Newspaper Publishers Lobby Congress for Passage of Bill to Protect Local Journalism
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Newspaper Publishers Lobby Congress for Passage of Bill to Protect Local Journalism

"Peekskill Herald Publisher Regina Clarkin was in Washington, D.C. earlier this week to meet with key Senators and Congressional representatives to advocate for bills and ideas to help save local journalism ... Read More
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Ken Buck on Bipartisan Efforts to Protect Journalism
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Ken Buck on Bipartisan Efforts to Protect Journalism

Washington Post Live anchor and co-author of The Early 202 Leigh Ann Caldwell speaks with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) about their bipartisan push for the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act and the role of the free press in a democracy ... Read More
‘Support Journalism’ Fly-In Photos
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‘Support Journalism’ Fly-In Photos

More than 80 news publishers representing 25 states across the country met with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on September 27, 2023 for the News/Media Alliance's 'Support Journalism' Fly-In ... Read More