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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
Congressmen Introduce Resolution Condemning Attacks on Free Press
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Congressmen Introduce Resolution Condemning Attacks on Free Press

On May 3, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH), Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), and other members of the Senate ... Read More
Judge Overturns Texas Drone Law
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Judge Overturns Texas Drone Law

On March 29, Judge Robert Pitman for the District Court in the Western District of Texas, Austin Division overturned a restrictive Texas drone law ... Read More
Maryland Court Grants AAP’s Request for Preliminary Injunction in E-Book Licensing Case
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Maryland Court Grants AAP’s Request for Preliminary Injunction in E-Book Licensing Case

On February 16, a federal judge granted the Association of American Publishers’ request for a preliminary injunction in the case concerning Maryland’s recently enacted electronic ... Read More
Report: Minority-Owned Media and the Digital Duopoly
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Report: Minority-Owned Media and the Digital Duopoly

Minority-owned news outlets occupy an important place in American journalistic history, and their continued survival – as well as the addition of new outlets – ... Read More
California Law Gives Journalists Better Access to Police Records
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California Law Gives Journalists Better Access to Police Records

On October 9, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB-98 “Public peace: media access” into law ... 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
Alliance Joins in Amicus Brief Advocating for Access to Police Misconduct Investigation
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Alliance Joins in Amicus Brief Advocating for Access to Police Misconduct Investigation

On September 24, The Alliance joined the Reporter’s Committee for Freedom of the Press in an amicus brief seeking records from the Seattle Police Department ... 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
Taliban Continues Oppressing Press
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Taliban Continues Oppressing Press

As the Taliban has taken over Afghanistan, citizens have faced increasing danger amid the chaos. Journalists have been particularly at risk ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Calls on FTC, DOJ to Investigate Google’s Misappropriation of Digital News Publishing, Stop Expansion of Generative AI Overviews Offering - Read more