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News/Media Alliance Applauds Maryland Court's Decision to Strike Down State's Digital Ad Tax
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News/Media Alliance Applauds Maryland Court’s Decision to Strike Down State’s Digital Ad Tax

On October 17th, a Maryland circuit court judge struck down the state’s tax on digital advertising services. The ruling held that the tax violated the ... Read More
Supporting Free Speech Means Protecting Quality Journalism
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Supporting Free Speech Means Protecting Quality Journalism

As we celebrate Free Speech Week, we highlight the important role that local media, who promote these freedoms, play in every local community ... Read More
Free Speech Week
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Free Speech Week

October 17-23, 2022 - Free Speech Week is nonpartisan, non-ideological event to raise awareness and celebrate the importance of free speech and a free press ... Read More
Statement: House Passes PRESS Act
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Statement: House Passes PRESS Act

The News/Media Alliance applauds the House of Representatives for suspending the rules and passing H.R. 4330—the Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying Act (PRESS Act) ... Read More
Alliance Supports Government Transparency Under FOIA
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Alliance Supports Government Transparency Under FOIA

On August 26, the Alliance signed on to the Reporters Committee amicus brief advocating for increased government transparency and disclosure requirements under FOIA ... Read More
Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist
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Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist

In August, the Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus letter in support of journalist April Ehrlich ... Read More
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Alliance Advocates For Protective Interpretation of Anti-SLAPP Laws

On August 29, the Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus brief supporting the proper interpretation of Washington’s new anti-SLAPP law which was based off the ... Read More
Alliance Supports Strong Anti-SLAPP Protections in Indiana
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Alliance Supports Strong Anti-SLAPP Protections in Indiana

On July 29, the Alliance signed on to the Reporters Committee’s amicus brief arguing for strong anti-SLAPP protections ... Read More
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Alliance Supports Access to Vermont Court Records

On July 12, the Alliance joined an amicus brief by the Reporters Committee arguing for access to court records ... Read More
Tenth Circuit Finds Constitutional Right to Record Police
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Tenth Circuit Finds Constitutional Right to Record Police

On July 11, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals held there is a clearly established First Amendment right to record law enforcement officers performing their ... Read More
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