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To Reap the Value of a Free Press, We Must Allow Them to Do Their Jobs
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To Reap the Value of a Free Press, We Must Allow Them to Do Their Jobs

As we head into what is going to be a truly historic election, we must remember the importance of the freedoms granted by the First ... Read More
News Impact Project: Impactful Election Stories
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News Impact Project: Impactful Election Stories

Election news coverage is often considered horse-race coverage, but news outlets across the country have focused on something far more impactful in 2020 — how ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds Senators for Introducing Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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News Media Alliance Applauds Senators for Introducing Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

The News Media Alliance commends Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Chris Coons (D-DE) for introducing the “Heroes Small Business ... Read More
What Happens When a Community Loses Its Local Newspaper
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What Happens When a Community Loses Its Local Newspaper

In the span of just nine months in late 2019 and early 2020, the Washington, D.C. area lost two local newspapers, The Washington Post Express ... Read More
News Media Groups Applaud Representatives Bustos and Aderholt for Calling on GAO to Review Government Advertising Spending, Assess Agency Use of Local Media
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News Media Groups Applaud Representatives Bustos and Aderholt for Calling on GAO to Review Government Advertising Spending, Assess Agency Use of Local Media

Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Robert Aderholt (R-AL) sent a letter to U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting that it conduct a comprehensive review ... Read More
Statement: Supreme Court to Hear FCC Petition to Overturn Appeals Court Decision on Media Cross Ownership Rule
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Statement: Supreme Court to Hear FCC Petition to Overturn Appeals Court Decision on Media Cross Ownership Rule

The Supreme Court today announced that it will hear petitions filed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and a group of industry stakeholders (including the ... Read More
Ads: Support a #SafeHarbor4News
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Ads: Support a #SafeHarbor4News

Your Community Could Lose Local News. Google and Facebook take 90 percent of all digitaladvertising revenue growth –revenue that news publishersneed to invest in continuing ... Read More
News Impact Project Tool Kit - Social Media Graphics
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News Impact Project Tool Kit – Social Media Graphics

Inspired by the News Impact Project Tool Kit, news publishers can use these graphics on their social media channels to encourage support for local news ... Read More
Facebook Advertisers - Let's Talk
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Facebook Advertisers – Let’s Talk

Our high-quality journalism offers brand safe environments for advertising. Yet news publishers are facing greater challenges than ever due to decreasing advertising revenue resulting from ... Read More
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Provide Tax Incentives in Support of Local Journalism
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Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Provide Tax Incentives in Support of Local Journalism

A bipartisan group of policymakers in the House of Representatives on July 16 introduced H.R. 7640, the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, which, if enacted, would ... Read More
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