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DOJ Secretly Subpoenaed Journalist
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DOJ Secretly Subpoenaed Journalist

On May 14, a FOIA request revealed that the DOJ secretly subpoenaed a Guardian journalist’s phone records as part of a leak investigation, initiated by ... Read More
Senate Holds FOIA Hearing
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Senate Holds FOIA Hearing

On March 29, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and how to improve transparency in ... Read More
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DOJ FOIA Guidelines Call for More Transparency

On March 15, Attorney General Merrick Garland released guidelines on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). These guidelines come during Sunshine Week after much prompting by open government advocates ... Read More
Statement: Antitrust Bills Offer Long-Term Solution to Reining in Big Tech
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Statement: Antitrust Bills Offer Long-Term Solution to Reining in Big Tech

Over the last year, multiple lawsuits, bills and investigations have been introduced to examine the anticompetitive behavior of Big Tech companies, such as Facebook and ... Read More
News Media Alliance Statement: Senator Cantwell Releases Report on Local News
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News Media Alliance Statement: Senator Cantwell Releases Report on Local News

The News Media Alliance commends Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA) for the release of her report, “Local Journalism: The Threat to America’s ... Read More
Statement: DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google
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Statement: DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

In response to the lawsuit filed today by the Department of Justice (DOJ) accusing Google of antitrust violations related to its search and advertising services, ... Read More
White Paper: How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt Journalism
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White Paper: How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt Journalism

The News Media Alliance has produced a White Paper, “How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt ... Read More
Alliance Releases New White Paper Outlining Google’s Dominant Market Behavior, Harming of Journalism
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Alliance Releases New White Paper Outlining Google’s Dominant Market Behavior, Harming of Journalism

Today, the News Media Alliance released a White Paper, “How Google Abuses Its Position as a Market Dominant Platform to Strong-Arm News Publishers and Hurt ... Read More
News Media Alliance Condemns Sessions' Statements on Media Subpoenas
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News Media Alliance Condemns Sessions’ Statements on Media Subpoenas

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a press conference that the Department of Justice was "reviewing policies affecting media subpoenas.” He went on to ... Read More
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