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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
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
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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 Joins Letter Opposing Prohibition on Recording Police
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Alliance Joins Letter Opposing Prohibition on Recording Police

On February 18, the Alliance signed onto a letter by the National Press Photographers Association opposing Arizona HB 2319 ... Read More
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Alliance Signs Onto Letter Urging Congress to Withdraw Subpoena for Photojournalists’ Records

On December 22, the Alliance signed on to a letter by the Reporters Committee to the congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack on the ... Read More
Barbara Wall to Receive William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award
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Barbara Wall to Receive William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award

The Media Law Resource Center (MLRC), at its Annual Dinner on November 10, will present its William J. Brennan, Jr. Defense of Freedom Award to ... 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
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Senators Urge DOJ to Protect Journalists

Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Jon Ossoff (D-GA), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) today sent a letter to Attorney General ... Read More
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Introduction of Journalist Protection Act by Representative Swalwell, Senators Blumenthal and Menendez

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the Journalist Protection Act, which would penalize individuals who intentionally harm ... Read More
News Media for Open Government Outlines Recommendations for Biden-Harris Transition Team
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News Media for Open Government Outlines Recommendations for Biden-Harris Transition Team

The News Media for Open Government today sent a position paper to President-Elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’s transition team, outlining policy objectives ... Read More
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