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Alliance CEO: Congress Must Give Local News Publishers a Chance
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Alliance CEO: Congress Must Give Local News Publishers a Chance

On December 28, National Review published a column by News Media Alliance President & CEO, David Chavern, discussing the recent lawsuit by ten attorneys general ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Passage of SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers in New Stimulus
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Passage of SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers in New Stimulus

The News Media Alliance applauds Congress for approving another round of stimulus legislation, and for including an affiliation waiver that will allow previously ineligible news publishers to apply for the Small Business ... Read More
News Impact Project: Impactful Election Stories
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News Impact Project: Impactful Election Stories

Election news coverage is often considered horse-race coverage, but news outlets across the country have focused on something far more impactful in 2020 — how ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds Senators for Introducing Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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News Media Alliance Applauds Senators for Introducing Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

The News Media Alliance commends Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Chris Coons (D-DE) for introducing the “Heroes Small Business ... Read More
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
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Next Stimulus Round Includes SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers - Learn more