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Alliance Joins Comments on Proposed Rules for Drone Use in New York City
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Alliance Joins Comments on Proposed Rules for Drone Use in New York City

On July 7, the Alliance joined comments drafted by the National Press Photographers Association in response to the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) proposed ... Read More
Counterman v. Colorado
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Counterman v. Colorado

The Supreme Court strengthens protections for journalists against charges of threat. For a threat prosecution, the government must prove that the speaker was intentionally reckless ... Read More
United States v. Hansen
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United States v. Hansen

The Supreme Court removes protections on speech “encouraging” illegal immigration. The ruling upholds a statute that allows for the criminal prosecution of speech considered as ... 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
Clock Runs Out on Texas Bills Threatening Anti-SLAPP Protections
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Clock Runs Out on Texas Bills Threatening Anti-SLAPP Protections

After months of advocacy from a coalition of groups in Texas and nationally, including the News/Media Alliance, the Texas legislative session ended on May 29 ... Read More
Twitter, Inc. v. Taamneh
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Twitter, Inc. v. Taamneh

The Supreme Court protects media platforms against accusations of“aiding and abetting” terrorist attacks. The Court ruled that platforms are not responsible for their failure to ... Read More
Site Approved for Fallen Journalists Memorial
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Site Approved for Fallen Journalists Memorial

In 2020, Congress approved the Fallen Journalists Memorial Act, and the bill was signed into law, allowing plans to go ahead to create a memorial ... 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
For World Press Freedom Day Bi-Partisan Bicameral Resolution Highlights Importance of the Free Press
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For World Press Freedom Day Bi-Partisan Bicameral Resolution Highlights Importance of the Free Press

On May 2nd, Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA-30) introduced a bi-partisan resolution in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs highlighting the importance of the free press ... 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