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Publishers Call on President to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Help Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4
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Publishers Call on President to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Help Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4

The News Media Alliance and the National Newspaper Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden encouraging the Administration to use advertising in local newspapers ... Read More
Assistance for Newspapers: SBA PPP Affiliation Waiver Loans
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Assistance for Newspapers: SBA PPP Affiliation Waiver Loans

Some newspapers applying for the SBA’s PPP forgivable loan program using the affiliation waiver have experienced issues applying through their lenders. The News Media Alliance has ... Read More
'It's Up to You' Vaccine Education Ad PSAs - Ad Council
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‘It’s Up to You’ Vaccine Education Ad PSAs – Ad Council

The News Media Alliance has partnered with the Ad Council to provide print and digital PSAs for newspapers to help provide important public education about ... Read More
News Publishers Should be Top Distribution Channel for COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Campaign
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News Publishers Should be Top Distribution Channel for COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Campaign

In the recently passed American Rescue Plan Act, which President Biden signed into law today, Congress included $1 billion in funding for an awareness campaign ... Read More
Alliance Summary: Newspaper Relevant Provisions in COVID-19 Relief Bill
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Alliance Summary: Newspaper Relevant Provisions in COVID-19 Relief Bill

The Alliance is pleased to provide our members with a summary of the COVID-19 Relief Bill to help identify available funding and discuss implications of ... 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
CEO Column: Yes, There Are Things to Be Thankful for In 2020
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CEO Column: Yes, There Are Things to Be Thankful for In 2020

The past nine months have been uniquely trying for us all; yet as we enter the holiday season, I am reminded of all that we ... 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
News Media Groups Applaud Representatives Bustos and Aderholt for Calling on GAO to Review Government Advertising Spending, Assess Agency Use of Local Media
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News Media Groups Applaud Representatives Bustos and Aderholt for Calling on GAO to Review Government Advertising Spending, Assess Agency Use of Local Media

Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Robert Aderholt (R-AL) sent a letter to U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting that it conduct a comprehensive review ... Read More
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Provide Tax Incentives in Support of Local Journalism
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Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Provide Tax Incentives in Support of Local Journalism

A bipartisan group of policymakers in the House of Representatives on July 16 introduced H.R. 7640, the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, which, if enacted, would ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Applauds Senate Markup of Journalism Competition & Preservation Act (JCPA), Calls on House to Mark-Up Bill Next Week - Read more