Archive for Russia

World Press Freedom Day: Press Freedom is a Work in Progress
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World Press Freedom Day: Press Freedom is a Work in Progress

On this World Press Freedom Day, the News/Media Alliance pays tribute to all journalists in recognition of their vital service to their communities ... Read More
House Unanimously Passes Resolution Calling on Russia to Release Journalist Evan Gershkovich
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House Unanimously Passes Resolution Calling on Russia to Release Journalist Evan Gershkovich

On June 13, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution calling for Russia to immediately release wrongfully detained journalist Evan Gershkovich ... Read More
Statement: Arrest of Wall Street Journal Reporter in Russia
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Statement: Arrest of Wall Street Journal Reporter in Russia

The News/Media Alliance joins The Wall Street Journal and the broader journalism industry in its concern over the arrest of journalist Evan Gershkovich yesterday in ... Read More
Russia Introduces Legislation to Shut Down Independent Press
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Russia Introduces Legislation to Shut Down Independent Press

On May 18, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported that the Russian legislature is considering a law that would allow Russian law enforcement to ... Read More
News Take Episode 105: Protecting Journalists Reporting on Russia's War in Ukraine
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News Take Episode 105: Protecting Journalists Reporting on Russia’s War in Ukraine

On this episode of News Take, Carlos Martinez de la Serna, Program Director, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) shares details about the situation on the ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Inclusion of Support for Journalists' Continued Operations in Russia in Federal Contracting for Peace and Security Act
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds Inclusion of Support for Journalists’ Continued Operations in Russia in Federal Contracting for Peace and Security Act

The News Media Alliance applauds House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) for championing journalists by ensuring a news media carveout to ... Read More
Senator Amy Klobuchar Introduces Resolution Thanking Journalists Reporting in Ukraine
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Senator Amy Klobuchar Introduces Resolution Thanking Journalists Reporting in Ukraine

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced a Resolution thanking the journalists who are risking their lives to report on the war and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, ... Read More
Funds Supporting Journalist Safety in Ukraine
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Funds Supporting Journalist Safety in Ukraine

Below is a list of organizations that have established funds to support journalist safety in the Ukraine and in Russia, as well as in and ... Read More
Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds White House, U.S. Business Efforts to Stop Disinformation Spread in Ukraine
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Statement: News Media Alliance Applauds White House, U.S. Business Efforts to Stop Disinformation Spread in Ukraine

The News Media Alliance echoes the statement released Saturday by White House National Security Council spokesperson Emily Horne, condemning the shuttering of independent media in ... Read More
Statement: 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov
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Statement: 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Journalists Maria Ressa, CEO of Philippine digital media outlet Rappler, and Dmitry Muratov, founder and head of the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, have been ... Read More
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News/Media Alliance Calls on FTC, DOJ to Investigate Google’s Misappropriation of Digital News Publishing, Stop Expansion of Generative AI Overviews Offering - Read more