Archive for free press

Statement: News Media Alliance Supports Australia Right to Know Media Campaign
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Statement: News Media Alliance Supports Australia Right to Know Media Campaign

We strongly support Australia's Right to Know media freedom campaign, set to launch on October 20, which calls for ending the criminalization of journalists working ... Read More
Free Speech Week 2019
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Free Speech Week 2019

Free Speech Week is nonpartisan, non-ideological event designed to raise awareness and celebrate the importance of free speech and a free press in the United ... Read More
Volunteers Flood Capitol Hill to Help #FreeAustinTice
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Volunteers Flood Capitol Hill to Help #FreeAustinTice

On September 23, free-press advocates from the National Press Club Journalism Institute and Reporters Without Borders, along with more than 100 volunteers (including myself), canvassed ... Read More
News Media Are the First and Most Effective Means for Exercising Our Five First Amendment Freedoms
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News Media Are the First and Most Effective Means for Exercising Our Five First Amendment Freedoms

As we celebrate National Newspaper Week, we are raising awareness about our five First Amendment freedoms, as outlined in the U.S. Constitution — freedom of ... Read More
Maryland Stands Up for a Free Press, Honors the Capital Gazette Shooting Victims
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Maryland Stands Up for a Free Press, Honors the Capital Gazette Shooting Victims

June 28 will always be a hard day for any journalist­ – that was the day, exactly one year ago, that five newsroom staffers were ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Commemorates Maryland Freedom of the Press Day
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Statement: Alliance Commemorates Maryland Freedom of the Press Day

One year ago, on June 28, 2018, the lives of five newsroom employees from The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, were senselessly taken by gun ... Read More
CEO Column: Press Access Is Essential to Democracy
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CEO Column: Press Access Is Essential to Democracy

With the release of our newest ad last week, we — along with our Support Real News partners — are responding to recent attacks on the ... Read More
Washington Post Super Bowl Ad Highlights Value of Journalism
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Washington Post Super Bowl Ad Highlights Value of Journalism

Journalists report the facts, giving their readers and viewers the details they need to make informed decisions about their lives and the world around them ... Read More
Student Press Law Center Fights for Student Journalists' 1A Rights
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Student Press Law Center Fights for Student Journalists’ 1A Rights

While student journalists may not be facing the exact same threats as their adult counterparts, there are serious threats to the student press, and the ... Read More
Infographic: The History of Press Freedom in America
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Infographic: The History of Press Freedom in America

As part of Free Speech Week, we decided to take a look back at some of the history of the First Amendment and its protection ... Read More
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