News Explore our recent press releases, latest updates and media mentions. If you are a member of the media and have inquiries, interview requests, or would like to join our press list, please contact Timothy Karr at 201-533-8838, or reach out to him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out the Free Press media kit. Press Releases Future of Journalism Media Reparations Media Accountability Media 2070 Project Delivers Petition Urging 3,000 Newsrooms to Dismantle Anti-Black Racism in the Media June 18, 2021 Petition signers are asking newsrooms to take a pledge involving eight actions, including refusing to criminalize Black people who are murdered by the police. Future of Journalism Local Journalism With Inaugural Series of Grants, New Jersey Consortium Provides a Journalism-Funding Model for Other States to Follow June 3, 2021 These grants will support quality local journalism in the midst of a local-news crisis that has left communities in the dark and led to rampant disinformation. Internet Access Vice President Harris: 'Much More Work to Do' to Provide Everyone with Affordable Access to High-Speed Internet June 3, 2021 Harris laid out a powerful case for investing to bridge the digital divide. Free & Open Internet Platform Accountability Facebook Decision to Stop Accommodation for Politicians Is Too Little, Too Late — and in Need of Heavy Scrutiny June 3, 2021 Facebook took far too long to do what was right. The company had long privileged the speech rights of the powerful over those of everyone else. Updates Net Neutrality Local Journalism Media Accountability Diversity in Media Ownership Surveillance What We've Been Up To September 4, 2019 From urging platforms to ban white supremacists to telling advertisers to #DropFox, Free Press Action has been working on a bunch of crucial campaigns this summer. Surveillance The FBI vs. Black Lives August 23, 2019 The FBI is using undercover agents to track Black activists. And the Bureau is prioritizing these investigations over ones involving white supremacists. Local Journalism Stories of AC: Tales of Success, Hardships and Resilience May 15, 2019 We’re thrilled to announce that the first articles were published for Stories of Atlantic City, a collaborative-journalism project. Net Neutrality Net Neutrality Won in the House. Now It's on to the Senate. April 12, 2019 Before the final gavel dropped on the vote in the House, skeptics rang out in a chorus of “What about McConnell?!” To them, we say: Challenge accepted. Mentions Local Journalism Searching for McClatchy's North Carolina Future June 17, 2021 As North Carolina faces a dire local-news crisis, there are doubts about the future of two powerful papers. Future of Journalism Working Group on the Sustainability of Journalism June 16, 2021 This report was created in response to a worsening crisis facing independent journalism around the world. Internet Access Big Telecom Blocks Attempt to Bring $15 Broadband to COVID Victims June 14, 2021 Consumer groups say the Trump Net Neutrality repeal continues to harm state efforts to protect broadband consumers. Free & Open Internet Platform Accountability Facebook Says It's Ending Special Treatment for Politicians. Don't Expect Real Change. June 10, 2021 If you read the fine print it becomes clear that politicians will be able to keep lying and bullying.