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Press Statement: Raskin, Lieu, Yarmuth Introduce Federal Press Shield

Representatives Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Ted Lieu (CA-33), and John Yarmuth (KY-03) introduced the Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying (PRESS) Act. The legislation would safeguard a free and independent press ...
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Washington Post: Senator Wyden Proposes New Shield Law to Protect Journalists’ Phone, Email Records

Sen. Ron Wyden, a longtime critic of government surveillance programs, proposed legislation Monday designed to protect journalists’ data from government subpoenas... (Read More) ...
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Lawmakers Press Justice Department to Stop Taking Reporters’ Phone Records

Washington Post Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.) wrote a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting that the Biden administration end the practice of searching ...
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Media Coalition Outlines Open Government Recommendations for Biden-Harris Transition Team

News Media for Open Government (NMOG) looks forward to working with the Biden-Harris Administration to encourage government transparency and allow news media to keep the public informed. On December 11, ...
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NMOG Remembers Rep. Elijah Cummings for Steadfast Work for Open Government

In remembrance of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings’ (D-MD-7) work improving government transparency throughout his career, News Media for Open Government joins many others in saying goodbye to the influential Congressman ...
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Media Coalition Statement on the Open and Responsive Government Act of 2019

News Media for Open Government supports the “Open and Responsive Government Act of 2019” and applauds the efforts of Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), John Cornyn (R-TX), and ...
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