Archive for COVID-19

Letter to President Trump: Help Sustain Local News
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Letter to President Trump: Help Sustain Local News

President and CEO of the News Media Alliance, David Chavern, and CEO of America's Newspapers, Dean Ridings today sent a letter to President Donald Trump, ... Read More
UPDATED: News Publishers Deemed "Essential" Businesses During Pandemic
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UPDATED: News Publishers Deemed “Essential” Businesses During Pandemic

As municipalities across the United States enter states of emergency and issue shelter-in-place orders, news publishers are working to ensure they are viewed as "essential" ... Read More
Alliance Stimulus Funds Guide
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Alliance Stimulus Funds Guide

Please find a summary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (or stimulus 3) to identify available funding and implications for news ... Read More
Economic Stimulus Update from Washington
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Economic Stimulus Update from Washington

The Senate passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, in a 90-8 vote, that would make coronavirus tests free, ensure students continue to ... Read More
Video: CEO David Chavern Discusses Publishing During Pandemic with Editor & Publisher
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Video: CEO David Chavern Discusses Publishing During Pandemic with Editor & Publisher

Alliance CEO David Chavern joined Editor & Publisher's Mike Blinder to discuss what the ongoing public health crisis means for news publishers. Chavern and Blinder talked ... Read More
Alliance Encourages Census Director to Advertise Online Census Option in Newspapers
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Alliance Encourages Census Director to Advertise Online Census Option in Newspapers

The Alliance sent a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham, in light of his March 18 announcement that Census field operations would be temporarily ... Read More
Member Exclusive: Alliance Round-Table on Operations During Public Health Crisis
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Member Exclusive: Alliance Round-Table on Operations During Public Health Crisis

On Tuesday, March 17, the News Media Alliance convened an Operational Working Group to discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on the news industry ... Read More
Alliance Asks Vice President to Encourage Designation of News Publishers as Essential Businesses During COVID-19 Health Crisis
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Alliance Asks Vice President to Encourage Designation of News Publishers as Essential Businesses During COVID-19 Health Crisis

The News Media Alliance today sent a letter to the office of Vice President Mike Pence, asking him to recognize news publishing and reporting as ... Read More
WHO: Package Delivery Safety and Coronavirus
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WHO: Package Delivery Safety and Coronavirus

In the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Q&A about coronaviruses, it explains the low risk of commercial products as a vector for the virus ... Read More
CEO Statement: News Publishers Perform Essential Function During COVID-19 Health Crisis
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CEO Statement: News Publishers Perform Essential Function During COVID-19 Health Crisis

Public officials across the country have begun ordering the shut-down of "non-essential" businesses for periods of time. The goal of these orders is to appropriately ... Read More
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