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MEDIA MENTION

Bernie Sanders Endorses a Targeted Advertising Tax to Fund Local Journalism

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to protect journalism includes a tax on targeted advertising that would funnel money to local newsrooms.

 
MEDIA MENTION

Bernie Sanders Makes Media Democracy an Issue for 2020 Primary Voters

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign put out a plan for addressing the collapse in journalism in the United States.

 
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Advocates Ask 2020 Candidates to Pledge to Restore Net Neutrality

Demand Progress, Fight for the Future, Free Press Action and other groups are urging the 2020 candidates to pledge to restore the Net Neutrality rules.

 
MEDIA MENTION

Op-Ed: Bernie Sanders on His Plan for Journalism

Walter Cronkite once said that “journalism is what we need to make democracy work.” He was absolutely right, which is why we must take concrete action.

 
MEDIA MENTION

Beto O’Rourke Seeks New Limits on Section 230 as Part of Gun Violence Proposal

Beto O’Rourke announced a sweeping policy plan to counter hate speech and gun violence in America.

 
PRESS RELEASE

Free Press Action Pleased to See Beto O’Rourke Challenge White-Supremacist Violence but Skeptical of Proposal to Weaken Section 230

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke announced on Friday his plan to combat hate and violence in the United States.

 
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Free Press Action Releases ‘Right to Connect,’ a Media-Policy Roadmap for Presidential Candidates

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, Free Press Action released “Right to Connect,” a platform of recommended media-and-tech policies for all presidential candidates.