Academic Membership

Academic Membership

Academic membership is available to high school, college and post-graduate students, or educators in the United States or Canada. News and magazine media professionals and those associated with vendors or suppliers to the industry are precluded from entering this category of membership, but may join as a corporate member if eligibility is met.

For general membership questions or for more information about becoming an Academic member of the Alliance, email


The News/Media Alliance serves students and educators through the following resources: Our website is a comprehensive repository of industry news, trends and research that highlight news and magazine media brands’ unique strengths and positioning. The members-only area provides advertising support materials, in-depth reports, and more.

newsXchange and dailyXchange newsletters: The News/Media Alliance keeps members informed through these weekly and daily digital newsletters, respectively, containing industry news, perspectives and innovative insights and Alliance updates, new materials and resources.

Quarterly Member Update: The Alliance keeps members informed of the work we’re doing on the most pressing issues on their behalf.

Exclusive Discounts

Hertz: News/Media Alliance members can save up to 20 percent when their discount code CDP# 6308 is applied to a Hertz car rental reservation. Members can also enjoy a first year, fee-waived membership to Hertz Gold Plus Rewards®.


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