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Journalism, Media & Economic Competition Advocates Call on President Biden to Show Support for Legislation That Would Help Save Local Journalism in State of the Union Address
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Journalism, Media & Economic Competition Advocates Call on President Biden to Show Support for Legislation That Would Help Save Local Journalism in State of the Union Address

Seven leading journalism, media, and pro-consumer antitrust advocacy organizations today sent a joint letter to President Joseph Biden calling on him to highlight, in his upcoming ... 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
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 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
New ICE Policy on Compulsory Investigative Tools
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New ICE Policy on Compulsory Investigative Tools

On June 13, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) released a new policy about the use of compulsory investigative tools to obtain information or ... Read More
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UK Ministry of Justice Proposes Anti-SLAPP Reforms

On July 20, the UK Ministry of Justice issued a Government Response to the Call for Evidence about SLAPP legislation. The Ministry is “moving decisively ... Read More
Alliance Applauds Rep. Carolyn Maloney on Protecting Journalists Through Recent Legislation
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Alliance Applauds Rep. Carolyn Maloney on Protecting Journalists Through Recent Legislation

On July 14, the House voted in favor of an amendment protecting journalists’ operations in Russia. The recent 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) incorporated ... Read More
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Alliance Applauds Schiff Amendment Protecting Journalists

On July 13, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced an amendment to the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act that includes pivotal protections for journalists ... 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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Statement: News/Media Alliance Applauds Department of Justice for Filing Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google - Read more