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 email@example.com. Check out the Free Press media kit. Press Releases Privacy Privacy Advocates Call on FCC to Hold Wireless Carriers Accountable for Selling Customer-Location Information to Third Parties Without Consent June 14, 2019 WASHINGTON — On Friday, Free Press and other groups filed a complaint at the FCC regarding wireless carriers’ sale and disclosure of customer-location information. Internet Access Free Press Action Hails Introduction of Bill to Ban Predatory Prison-Phone Rates June 12, 2019 WASHINGTON — On Monday, Sen. Tammy Duckworth introduced a bill that would stop prison-phone companies from price gouging incarcerated people and their families. Net Neutrality 103 Groups Urge Senate Majority Leader McConnell to Bring the Save the Internet Act to a Floor Vote June 11, 2019 WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, organizations representing millions of people in the United States will deliver a letter calling on Sen. Mitch McConnell to allow the Save the Internet Act to move forward in the Senate. Diversity in Media Ownership Free Press and Allies Present Legal Challenge Against the FCC for Failing to Promote Diversity in Broadcast Ownership June 11, 2019 The attorney representing Free Press and other groups explained that the FCC has failed to meet its statutory obligation to foster diversity in ownership. Updates 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. Net Neutrality Here's What You Can Do to Pass the Save the Internet Act April 3, 2019 This just in: A key House committee passed the Save the Internet Act. This is a huge victory — and now we need to get ready for the floor vote. Local Journalism Say 'Thanks' to Journalists Retiring from the Charlotte Observer March 11, 2019 Three of the journalists who retired worked with Free Press’ News Voices: North Carolina project to make sure that residents have a greater voice in local media. Mentions Local Journalism Proposed State Commission Would Study The Local News Crisis And What To Do About It June 18, 2019 In Massachusetts, cities and towns that once were served by three or four reporters are now lucky to have one. Privacy AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile Hit With FCC Complaint Over Sale of Phone-Location Data June 14, 2019 The Open Technology Institute, Free Press and the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology filed the complaint Friday after multiple Motherboard and New York Times investigations. Privacy Groups Allege Carriers Violated Privacy Law by Sharing Location Data June 14, 2019 Free Press and other public-interest groups filed a complaint with the FCC against all four national wireless providers. Net Neutrality Advocates Keep Pushing for Net Neutrality While Opponents Tout Benefits of Repeal June 13, 2019 Tuesday was the anniversary of the day the Net Neutrality repeal took effect, and advocates called on senators to pass the Save the Internet Act.