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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
Congress Considers Legislation to Shore-Up Postal Service Finances, But Rising Prices Still Threaten Mailers
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Congress Considers Legislation to Shore-Up Postal Service Finances, But Rising Prices Still Threaten Mailers

Congress is working to improve the financial condition of the Postal Service, which mailers hope will ease pressure on USPS and reduce the need to ... Read More
News Media Alliance to Testify at House Antitrust Hearing on Saving Local Journalism
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News Media Alliance to Testify at House Antitrust Hearing on Saving Local Journalism

The News Media Alliance will testify today at 10:00 a.m. ET at a House Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Subcommittee hearing, “Reviving Competition, Part 2: ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds Members of House and Senate for Reintroducing Journalism Competition & Preservation Act
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News Media Alliance Applauds Members of House and Senate for Reintroducing Journalism Competition & Preservation Act

The News Media Alliance applauds House Antitrust Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI), Ranking Member Ken Buck (R-CO), Senate Antitrust Chairwoman Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Senator John ... Read More
News Impact Project: Impactful Election Stories
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News Impact Project: Impactful Election Stories

Election news coverage is often considered horse-race coverage, but news outlets across the country have focused on something far more impactful in 2020 — how ... Read More
News Media Alliance Applauds Senators for Introducing Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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News Media Alliance Applauds Senators for Introducing Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

The News Media Alliance commends Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Chris Coons (D-DE) for introducing the “Heroes Small Business ... Read More
Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, the bipartisan "Local News and Emergency Information Act" was introduced in the Senate by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Boozman (R-AR), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Applauds Inclusion of SBA Waiver for News Publishers in Fourth Stimulus
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Statement: Alliance Applauds Inclusion of SBA Waiver for News Publishers in Fourth Stimulus

The Alliance is pleased to report that the latest stimulus package, introduced by U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, includes support for local news in ... Read More
Action: Tell Your Representatives and Senators How They Can Support Local Newspapers
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Action: Tell Your Representatives and Senators How They Can Support Local Newspapers

The Alliance has been working over the last six weeks to enhance the ability of newspapers to get recognition and relief during the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More
Senators Send Bipartisan Letter Urging Support for Local Media Outlets Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
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Senators Send Bipartisan Letter Urging Support for Local Media Outlets Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Today a bipartisan letter was sent from U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Kennedy (R-LA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Boozman (R-ARK) to their Senate colleagues urging ... Read More
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