Seven media organizations representing over 20,000 media publishers and professionals in over 120 countries around the world have come together to express concern over Facebook’s new advertising policy that labels quality news as political advocacy.
The U.S. government recently imposed tariffs on imported uncoated groundwood pulp and paper — what the industry knows as newsprint. We need you to fight these unfair taxes. These discussion points will help you talk to your Congressmen and -women and your Senators about the PRINT Act to end these undue tariffs.
Today, in an effort to protect printers and publishers from unwarranted tariffs, Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) introduced the “Protecting Rational Incentives in Newsprint Trade Act of 2018,” or “PRINT Act.”
The News Media Alliance has elected Terry Kroeger, President and CEO of BH Media Group, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, as its Chairman of the Board of Directors. Kroeger, who previously served as Vice Chairman, succeeds Michael Klingensmith, Publisher and CEO of Star Tribune. Klingensmith will serve as Past Chair.
News Media Alliance President and CEO David Chavern today called on the major technology platforms, namely Facebook and Google, to take responsibility for the role they play in deciding, via their “secret algorithms,” how and to whom news is distributed, and the subsequent impact of those decisions on civil society.