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 Internet Access Free Press Welcomes FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Plan February 26, 2021 WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the FCC finalized rules for its Emergency Broadband Benefit program to provide a discount to people struggling to afford internet access. Net Neutrality California Net Neutrality Law Clears Major Hurdle February 24, 2021 WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, a California federal district court rejected industry efforts to block the state’s enforcement of its landmark Net Neutrality law. Surveillance THURSDAY: Rep. Tlaib Joins Activists of Color to Urge Action to Root out White Supremacy and End Criminalization of Black and Brown Dissent February 22, 2021 WASHINGTON — Thursday's discussion will explore the rights of racial-justice advocates in the wake of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Internet Access Matt Wood Testifies Before Congress in Support of Affordable Broadband During the COVID Crisis and Beyond February 17, 2021 Free Press Action Vice President of Policy and General Counsel Matt Wood is testifying in support of treating broadband as an essential utility. 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 Internet Access Pandemic Puts Money, Political Muscle Behind Broadband February 22, 2021 Now that the pandemic has made it clear just how essential high-speed internet is, lawmakers are finally investing billions of dollars in expanding access to it. Free & Open Internet Future of Journalism Australia Is Showing the U.S. How to Regulate Facebook and Google February 22, 2021 The nation’s bid to force platforms to pay for news is an important salvo in the effort. Net Neutrality 'Net Neutrality Hurt Internet Infrastructure Investment' Is the Bad Faith Lie That Simply Won't Die February 22, 2021 Since the very beginning of the Net Neutrality debate, ISPs have falsely proclaimed that open-internet rules utterly demolished broadband-sector investment. Free & Open Internet Future of Journalism Congress Faces News Showdown with Facebook, Google February 18, 2021 Free Press Action argues a new proposal doesn't help smaller, local and independent outlets that have faced the brunt of the challenges posed by tech giants.