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News/Media Alliance Joins Brief in Support of Indiana's Access to Public Records Act Fee-Shifting Provision
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News/Media Alliance Joins Brief in Support of Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act Fee-Shifting Provision

On July 1st, the News/Media Alliance joined an amicus brief in the Indiana Supreme Court in support of Christopher Nardi who brought a lawsuit against ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Joins Brief in Support of Journalist Catherine Herridge in Subpoena Fight Over Confidential Sources
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News/Media Alliance Joins Brief in Support of Journalist Catherine Herridge in Subpoena Fight Over Confidential Sources

On June 27, the News/Media Alliance joined an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in support ... Read More
Supreme Court Remands Cases; Sidesteps First Amendment Question in Texas and Florida Social Media Laws Case
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Supreme Court Remands Cases; Sidesteps First Amendment Question in Texas and Florida Social Media Laws Case

On July 1st, the Supreme Court vacated the lower court rulings in the cases of Moody v. Paxton and NetChoice v. Paxton over challenges brought ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Joins Brief Defending Group Libel Doctrine and Texas’ Third-Party Allegations Rule
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News/Media Alliance Joins Brief Defending Group Libel Doctrine and Texas’ Third-Party Allegations Rule

On June 7th, the News/Media Alliance joined an amicus brief in the Texas Supreme Court in support of media organization TV Azteca in a defamation ... Read More
Minnesota Adopts the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act as Anti-SLAPP Law
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Minnesota Adopts the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act as Anti-SLAPP Law

Effective May 25th, Minnesota adopted the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA) to protect journalists and the public against meritless lawsuits meant to prevent the ... Read More
World Press Freedom Day: Press Freedom is a Work in Progress
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World Press Freedom Day: Press Freedom is a Work in Progress

On this World Press Freedom Day, the News/Media Alliance pays tribute to all journalists in recognition of their vital service to their communities ... Read More
Maine Enacts Stronger Anti-SLAPP Law
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Maine Enacts Stronger Anti-SLAPP Law

Maine has enacted stronger anti-SLAPP protections after passing a statute based on the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA), a model statute that provides some ... Read More
Celebrating 60 Years of Free Speech Thanks to This One Pivotal Supreme Court Case
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Celebrating 60 Years of Free Speech Thanks to This One Pivotal Supreme Court Case

This month, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of one of the most important Supreme Court cases – New York Times v. Sullivan – that significantly ... Read More
Supreme Court Declines to Revisit NYT v. Sullivan, though Justice Thomas Wants to Revisit it in Future
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Supreme Court Declines to Revisit NYT v. Sullivan, though Justice Thomas Wants to Revisit it in Future

On October 10th, the Supreme Court declined to revisit the landmark First Amendment decision in New York Times v. Sullivan, which provides vital First Amendment ... Read More
The Alliance Joins Media Coalition Urging Court to Allow Cameras at Trump’s Election Interference Trial
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The Alliance Joins Media Coalition Urging Court to Allow Cameras at Trump’s Election Interference Trial

On October 5th, the Alliance joined an application, submitted to the DC Circuit Court, requesting audiovisual access to the United States v. Donald J. Trump ... Read More
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