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Google’s Settlement with the French Authorities Offers a Glimpse of Hope for News Publishers
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Google’s Settlement with the French Authorities Offers a Glimpse of Hope for News Publishers

In early June, the French competition authority, Autorité de la concurrence, announced that Google had reached an agreement with the authority to settle an antitrust ... Read More
While Its Finances Improve, USPS Seeks to Squeeze More Revenue Out of Mailers
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While Its Finances Improve, USPS Seeks to Squeeze More Revenue Out of Mailers

USPS just announced proposed postal rate increases that, in some cases, are seven times the rate of inflation. Here are the proposed rates that pertain ... Read More
Congress Considers Legislation to Shore-Up Postal Service Finances, But Rising Prices Still Threaten Mailers
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Congress Considers Legislation to Shore-Up Postal Service Finances, But Rising Prices Still Threaten Mailers

Congress is working to improve the financial condition of the Postal Service, which mailers hope will ease pressure on USPS and reduce the need to ... Read More
FTC’s Google Memos Underline the Need for Legislation to Balance the Online Marketplace
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FTC’s Google Memos Underline the Need for Legislation to Balance the Online Marketplace

In mid-March, Politico published a powerful piece of investigative reporting titled “How Washington fumbled the future,” detailing the Federal Trade Commission’s 2012 investigation into Google’s ... Read More
Statement: Australia Passes News Media Bargaining Code, Platforms Must Pay for News
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Statement: Australia Passes News Media Bargaining Code, Platforms Must Pay for News

Today, the Australian Parliament voted to pass the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission news media bargaining code, which requires the dominant tech platforms to, among ... Read More
Economic Stimulus Update from Washington
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Economic Stimulus Update from Washington

The Senate passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, in a 90-8 vote, that would make coronavirus tests free, ensure students continue to ... Read More
News Media Alliance Hosts Congressional Fly-In to Advocate for Passage of the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act
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News Media Alliance Hosts Congressional Fly-In to Advocate for Passage of the Journalism Competition & Preservation Act

Today the News Media Alliance is hosting a Congressional fly-in to advocate for the passage of the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act.” ... Read More
5 Answers with Paul Boyle, Senior Vice President, Public Policy at the News Media Alliance
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5 Answers with Paul Boyle, Senior Vice President, Public Policy at the News Media Alliance

Paul Boyle is Senior Vice President, Public Policy at the News Media Alliance. In his role, Paul lobbies policy makers on behalf of the news ... Read More
Alliance CEO Addresses Platform Dominance on 'Bloomberg Technology'
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Alliance CEO Addresses Platform Dominance on ‘Bloomberg Technology’

News Media Alliance President & CEO David Chavern appeared on "Bloomberg Technology" on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, where he addressed the tech platforms in light ... Read More
Alliance CEO on C-SPAN's 'Communicators'
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Alliance CEO on C-SPAN’s ‘Communicators’

Alliance CEO David Chavern appeared on C-SPAN's "Communicators" on Saturday, June 29, to discuss the importance of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act ... Read More
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News Media Alliance Urges PRC to Include All Periodicals in Reporting On-Time Delivery - Read more