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Study Finds Continued Attacks on Journalists
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Study Finds Continued Attacks on Journalists

On May 5, the Radio Television Digital News Association with the Newhouse School at Syracuse University released the first report of a study finding more ... Read More
FOIA Lawsuit Against DC Police Moves Forward
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FOIA Lawsuit Against DC Police Moves Forward

On May 2, the District Court for the District of Columbia issued a Memorandum Opinion denying the DC Police department’s Motion to Dismiss and allowing ... Read More
Secretary of State Addresses Violence Against the Press
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Secretary of State Addresses Violence Against the Press

On May 3, Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a briefing on the state of world press freedom. During the meeting, he told specific stories of assaults on the ... Read More
Congressmen Introduce Resolution Condemning Attacks on Free Press
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Congressmen Introduce Resolution Condemning Attacks on Free Press

On May 3, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH), Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), and other members of the Senate ... Read More
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Alliance Condemns Sheriff Retaliating Against Journalists

On April 28, the Alliance signed on to a letter by the Reporters Committee condemning a Los Angeles Sheriff for threatening a journalist ... Read More
Alliance Supports Open Judicial Records
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Alliance Supports Open Judicial Records

On April 27, the Alliance joined a letter to the U.S. Supreme Court that advocates for changes to a proposed rule about sealing judicial records ... Read More
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European Anti-SLAPP Law Proposed

On April 27, the European Commission released its proposed Directive on anti-SLAPP law. Anti-SLAPP laws seek to prevent entities from filing costly and frivolous lawsuits ... Read More
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Alliance Supports Strong New York Anti-SLAPP Law

On April 1, the Alliance signed on to an amicus brief in Kurland v. Glassdoor, filed in the appellate division of the New York Supreme ... Read More
Alliance Applauds Kentucky Passing Strong Anti-SLAPP Law
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Alliance Applauds Kentucky Passing Strong Anti-SLAPP Law

On April 20, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear signed the recently passed HB 222 into law. HB 222 is an anti-SLAPP law based on the Uniform ... Read More
Judge Overturns Texas Drone Law
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Judge Overturns Texas Drone Law

On March 29, Judge Robert Pitman for the District Court in the Western District of Texas, Austin Division overturned a restrictive Texas drone law ... Read More
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