Archive for Public Policy

The Alliance Rebuts Big Tech Arguments on News Compensation Bills in Special 301 Comments
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The Alliance Rebuts Big Tech Arguments on News Compensation Bills in Special 301 Comments

On January 30, the News/Media Alliance filed comments with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to inform their annual Special 301 Review ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Applauds Maryland Court's Decision to Strike Down State's Digital Ad Tax
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News/Media Alliance Applauds Maryland Court’s Decision to Strike Down State’s Digital Ad Tax

On October 17th, a Maryland circuit court judge struck down the state’s tax on digital advertising services. The ruling held that the tax violated the ... Read More
Policy Updates
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Policy Updates

Please note that Policy Updates has moved to the Public Policy page ... Read More
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Congress Continues Hearings on Antitrust and Privacy Issues
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Congress Continues Hearings on Antitrust and Privacy Issues

Over the last two weeks, Congress has continued its investigations into antitrust and privacy issues with multiple hearings by both the Senate and the House ... Read More
New York Supreme Court Rules Firm Misled Newspaper Subscribers
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New York Supreme Court Rules Firm Misled Newspaper Subscribers

The New York Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled on February 21 that Orbital Publishing, which claimed to have authorization from newspapers to operate as a ... 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
Labor Proposes Increase to Salary Threshold for Determining Overtime
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Labor Proposes Increase to Salary Threshold for Determining Overtime

On March 7, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released long-awaited revisions to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The proposed rule ... Read More
5 Answers with Margot Harris, Public Policy Intern
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5 Answers with Margot Harris, Public Policy Intern

Margot Harris joins the News Media Alliance staff this summer as the public policy intern. She is working on her MFA in Creative Nonfiction and ... Read More
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