Archive for freedom of the press

News/Media Alliance Joins Comments in Response to Proposed Amendments to New York City Press Credential Rules
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News/Media Alliance Joins Comments in Response to Proposed Amendments to New York City Press Credential Rules

On March 20, 2024, the Alliance joined a coalition of groups in submitting comments in response to the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media ... Read More
Free Speech Week
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Free Speech Week

October 16-22, 2023 - Free Speech Week is nonpartisan, non-ideological event to raise awareness and celebrate the importance of free speech and a free press ... Read More
House Unanimously Passes Resolution Calling on Russia to Release Journalist Evan Gershkovich
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House Unanimously Passes Resolution Calling on Russia to Release Journalist Evan Gershkovich

On June 13, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution calling for Russia to immediately release wrongfully detained journalist Evan Gershkovich ... Read More
New York Court of Appeals Finds Dr. Luke is Limited Purpose Public Figure in Defamation Case Against Kesha
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New York Court of Appeals Finds Dr. Luke is Limited Purpose Public Figure in Defamation Case Against Kesha

 On June 13, the New York Court of Appeals issued a ruling in Gottwald v. Sebert that Gottwald (aka, Dr. Luke) is a limited ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Joins Over 45 Organizations Calling for Charges to be Dropped Against Two North Carolina Journalists
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News/Media Alliance Joins Over 45 Organizations Calling for Charges to be Dropped Against Two North Carolina Journalists

On May 3rd, the News/Media Alliance joined 46 other organizations in a letter calling for the City of Asheville and Buncombe County Officials to drop ... Read More
OPI Event: “Renewing the Democratic Republic”
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OPI Event: “Renewing the Democratic Republic”

Join the Open Markets Institute, News/Media Alliance, and other co-hosts for a keynote speech from U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on how far our antimonopoly movement ... 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
Statement: 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov
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Statement: 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Journalists Maria Ressa, CEO of Philippine digital media outlet Rappler, and Dmitry Muratov, founder and head of the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, have been ... Read More
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
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
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News/Media Alliance Applauds Senators Schumer, Heinrich, Rounds and Young for Recognizing Importance of Journalism in AI Forums, New Report Learn more