Archive for press freedom

Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Introduction of Journalist Protection Act by Representative Swalwell, Senators Blumenthal and Menendez
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Introduction of Journalist Protection Act by Representative Swalwell, Senators Blumenthal and Menendez

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the Journalist Protection Act, which would penalize individuals who intentionally harm ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Remembers Career Newspaper Leader and Free Press Advocate, Scott Schurz, Sr.
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Statement: News Media Alliance Remembers Career Newspaper Leader and Free Press Advocate, Scott Schurz, Sr.

Longtime newspaper leader and free press advocate, Scott Schurz, Sr., passed away on Monday at the age of 85. Schurz was a passionate and active ... Read More
Resources for Reporters Covering the Inauguration
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Resources for Reporters Covering the Inauguration

As journalists prepare to cover the Presidential Inauguration and the anticipated rallies and protests across the country, many may be concerned about facing similar attacks ... Read More
Trump Administration’s Proposal to Limit Foreign Journalist Visas is a Violation of Press Freedom
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Trump Administration’s Proposal to Limit Foreign Journalist Visas is a Violation of Press Freedom

The Alliance joined the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press and 36 other media organizations urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ... Read More
Recording Now Available! Facebook Live Event: Freedom of the Press and our Path Forward
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Recording Now Available! Facebook Live Event: Freedom of the Press and our Path Forward

Recording now available! - Hosted by Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon, a panel will discuss the importance of protecting press freedom, the recent uptick in violence ... Read More
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
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