Archive for Journalism

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
Policy Updates
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Policy Updates

On October 15, Judge P. Kevin Castel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ordered the release of a partially ... 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
Free Speech Week
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Free Speech Week

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
Facebook Whistleblower, Former Facebook Data Scientist Support Section 230 Reform
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Facebook Whistleblower, Former Facebook Data Scientist Support Section 230 Reform

Reacting to yesterday’s congressional hearing and testimony by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, former Facebook data scientist Roddy Lindsay agrees with Haugen’s proposed solution to address ... Read More
Senators Urge DOJ to Protect Journalists
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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
Media Associations Urge Value for Journalism in Digital Ecosystem
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Media Associations Urge Value for Journalism in Digital Ecosystem

The News Media Alliance is one of 17 international and national news media associations to sign a joint letter published today calling for countries to ... Read More
Statement: Small News Publishers Get Deal in Australia
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Statement: Small News Publishers Get Deal in Australia

After a month of negotiating collectively under authorization from the ACCC, with the looming threat of forced arbitration, Australian news organization Country Press Australia (CPA), ... Read More
American Press Institute Hires Search Firm, Begins Search for New Executive Director
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American Press Institute Hires Search Firm, Begins Search for New Executive Director

The American Press Institute has hired a firm to begin the search for a new Executive Director ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Introduction of Journalist Protection Act by Representative Swalwell, Senators Blumenthal and Menendez
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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
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