JCPA Social Posts: 9/26 – 10/2

9/27/23: Senator John Thune/@SenJohnThune – “Great to join members of @SD_Newspapers. Thank you for your work to keep South Dakotans informed and connected.” See post.

9/28/23: Senator Chuck Grassley/@ChuckGrassley – “Met w Ronald Slechta with The News (Kalona). We talked about the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act + postage price increases.” See post.

9/28/23: Linda Shapley/@LindaShapley  “This week, I joined journalism advocates, lawmakers, and @newsalliance members from around the country in Washington in support of local journalism. #SaveLocalNews I visited with my @ColoradoPress colleagues … 🧵…”  See post.

9/28/23: S.D. Newspaper Association /@SD_Newspapers, 9/28/23 – “Great day on Capitol Hill with colleagues lobbying for local journalism on behalf of all SD newspapers. Thank you to our congressional delegation for their support of quality, local journalism and what it means for our communities and our democracy. @newsalliance #SaveLocalNews”  See post.

  • S.D. Newspaper Association /@SD_Newspapers-  Thanks to @RepDustyJohnson for robust discussion about need to protect & support local journalism. David Bordewyk of SDNA, Rep. Johnson, Letti Lister of Black Hills Pioneer, Bill Masterson of Lee Enterprises & Jeremy Waltner of Freeman Courier. @newsalliance #SaveLocalNews See post.
  • S.D. Newspaper Association /@SD_Newspapers-  This week, @bhpioneer’s Letti Lister, @freemancourier’s @jeremywaltner and I joined other jounalism advocates and @newsalliance members in D.C. to support local journalism and the Thank you to @SenatorRounds for an excellent meeting and discussion. See post.

9/29/23: Brian Martin/ @briankmartin “Thanks to @SenJohnBarrasso and @SenLummis for taking time this week to meet with #Wyoming journalists about bills pending in Congress that would benefit local businesses and community news organizations. We appreciate your support!” #SaveLocalNews See post.

9/29/23: Tim Kennedy/@tkkennedytim “Our message this week: #SaveLocalNews -Long past due to pass the JCPA. AI developers need to respect copyrights. They must be required to compensate news organizations for harvesting our content.” See post.




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