Archive for press freedom

CEO Statement: Alliance Condemns Conviction of Maria Ressa
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CEO Statement: Alliance Condemns Conviction of Maria Ressa

Today’s guilty verdict of Filpino journalist Maria Ressa is a terrible setback in the ongoing quest to protect and preserve press freedom around the world ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Supports Australia Right to Know Media Campaign
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Statement: News Media Alliance Supports Australia Right to Know Media Campaign

We strongly support Australia's Right to Know media freedom campaign, set to launch on October 20, which calls for ending the criminalization of journalists working ... Read More
Maryland Stands Up for a Free Press, Honors the Capital Gazette Shooting Victims
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Maryland Stands Up for a Free Press, Honors the Capital Gazette Shooting Victims

June 28 will always be a hard day for any journalist­ – that was the day, exactly one year ago, that five newsroom staffers were ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Commemorates Maryland Freedom of the Press Day
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Statement: Alliance Commemorates Maryland Freedom of the Press Day

One year ago, on June 28, 2018, the lives of five newsroom employees from The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, were senselessly taken by gun ... Read More
CEO Statement: Indictment of Julian Assange
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CEO Statement: Indictment of Julian Assange

Regardless of whether or not Julian Assange is a “journalist,” the May 23 indictment of Assange crosses a clear constitutional line. In the 102-year history of ... Read More
Legislation Introduced Would Make it a Crime to Assault or Intimidate Journalists
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Legislation Introduced Would Make it a Crime to Assault or Intimidate Journalists

In our current polarized society, journalists have experienced threats, intimidation and, in some cases, physical attacks as they attempt to gather and report the news ... Read More
CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act
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CEO Statement: Introduction of the Journalist Protection Act

The News Media Alliance applauds Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) for bicameral introduction the Journalist Protection Act ... Read More
CEO Column: Press Access Is Essential to Democracy
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CEO Column: Press Access Is Essential to Democracy

With the release of our newest ad last week, we — along with our Support Real News partners — are responding to recent attacks on the ... Read More
Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials
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Statement: CNN Lawsuit to Restore White House Journalist’s Press Credentials

The News Media Alliance stands in full support of CNN’s defense of its First Amendment rights. We need quality journalism – now more than ever ... Read More
#DefendPressFreedom Ads
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#DefendPressFreedom Ads

A free press is essential to our democracy. Communities everywhere rely on journalists to report on our government’s actions and hold public figures accountable, providing ... Read More
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