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Recording Now Available! Facebook Live Event: Freedom of the Press and our Path Forward
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Recording Now Available! Facebook Live Event: Freedom of the Press and our Path Forward

Recording now available! - Hosted by Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon, a panel will discuss the importance of protecting press freedom, the recent uptick in violence ... Read More
Congress Can Protect the First Amendment by Holding Big Tech Accountable
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Congress Can Protect the First Amendment by Holding Big Tech Accountable

The First Amendment enshrines fundamental freedoms so core to our democracy that they must be honored. But the First Amendment has limits, and non-government entities ... Read More
Statement: House Introduces Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: House Introduces Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, a House version of the "Local News and Emergency Information Act of 2020" was introduced by Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI) and Ranking Member F ... Read More
Action: Tell Your Representatives and Senators How They Can Support Local Newspapers
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Action: Tell Your Representatives and Senators How They Can Support Local Newspapers

The Alliance has been working over the last six weeks to enhance the ability of newspapers to get recognition and relief during the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More
Media Groups Call on Congress to Support Local News, Local Media Amid Coronavirus Crisis
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Media Groups Call on Congress to Support Local News, Local Media Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Today, four national media organizations representing thousands of local newspapers and local broadcast media outlets – the News Media Alliance, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), ... Read More
Volunteers Flood Capitol Hill to Help #FreeAustinTice
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Volunteers Flood Capitol Hill to Help #FreeAustinTice

On September 23, free-press advocates from the National Press Club Journalism Institute and Reporters Without Borders, along with more than 100 volunteers (including myself), canvassed ... Read More
News Media Alliance Hosts Congressional Fly-In to Advocate for Passage of the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act
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News Media Alliance Hosts Congressional Fly-In to Advocate for Passage of the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act

Today the News Media Alliance is hosting a Congressional fly-in to advocate for the passage of the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act.” ... Read More
5 Answers with Paul Boyle, Senior Vice President, Public Policy at the News Media Alliance
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5 Answers with Paul Boyle, Senior Vice President, Public Policy at the News Media Alliance

Paul Boyle is Senior Vice President, Public Policy at the News Media Alliance. In his role, Paul lobbies policy makers on behalf of the news ... Read More
Contact Your Member of Congress - SafeHarbor4News
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Contact Your Member of Congress – SafeHarbor4News

Click here to contact your member of Congress and encourage them to co-sponsor the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act ... Read More
Video: Highlights from the House Judiciary Hearing on Online Platforms and the Free Press
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Video: Highlights from the House Judiciary Hearing on Online Platforms and the Free Press

On June 11, Alliance President and CEO David Chavern testified before the House Judiciary Committee on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 1: The Free ... Read More
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House of Representatives Passes Fallen Journalists Memorial Act - Learn more