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Alliance Joins Brief Advocating for Proper Fee-Shifting in Public Records Laws
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Alliance Joins Brief Advocating for Proper Fee-Shifting in Public Records Laws

On September 16, the News/Media Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus brief arguing for the court to preserve fees shifting provisions for prevailing parties in ... Read More
Statement: House Passes PRESS Act
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Statement: House Passes PRESS Act

The News/Media Alliance applauds the House of Representatives for suspending the rules and passing H.R. 4330—the Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying Act (PRESS Act) ... 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
Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist
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Alliance Condemns Oregon Prosecuting Journalist

In August, the Alliance joined the Reporters Committee’s amicus letter in support of journalist April Ehrlich ... Read More
Statement: International Organizations Support the JCPA
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Statement: International Organizations Support the JCPA

Support for the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) spans the globe, with letters and statements endorsing the bill coming in from groups in Australia, ... Read More
Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code Is a Major Success That the U.S. Can Emulate

Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code Is a Major Success That the U.S. Can Emulate

One and a half years ago, the Australian parliament adopted legislation creating the News Media Bargaining Code, a revolutionary measure aimed at protecting news publishers ... Read More
Policy Updates
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Policy Updates

Please note that Policy Updates has moved to the Public Policy page ... Read More
Alliance Supports Robust, Uniform Anti-SLAPP Law
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Alliance Supports Robust, Uniform Anti-SLAPP Law

On June 23, the Alliance joined a coalition letter supporting the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)—the Uniform Law Commission’s model anti-SLAPP law ... Read More
Russia Introduces Legislation to Shut Down Independent Press
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Russia Introduces Legislation to Shut Down Independent Press

On May 18, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported that the Russian legislature is considering a law that would allow Russian law enforcement to ... Read More
Alliance Condemns Sheriff Retaliating Against Journalists
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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
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