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 Diversity in Media Ownership Media Consolidation In Lawsuit, Free Press Condemns the FCC for an Appalling Lack of Diversity in Radio and TV Ownership December 21, 2018 WASHINGTON — On Friday, Free Press and several allies filed a brief challenging the FCC’s repeal and relaxation of several of its broadcast-ownership rules. Diversity in Media Ownership Media Consolidation Free Press to the FCC: Further Weakening Media-Ownership Limits Isn't the Answer December 12, 2018 WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, the FCC voted to begin a rulemaking process to initiate the 2018 Quadrennial Review of broadcast-ownership regulations. Internet Access Media Consolidation Free Press Urges the California Public Utilities Commission to Reject the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger December 10, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — On Monday, Free Press Deputy Director and Senior Counsel Jessica J. González served as a panelist in CPUC’s workshop on the proposed deal. Net Neutrality Free Press Slams FCC Chairman Pai's Plan to Deny Nondiscrimination Protections to Text Messaging December 7, 2018 WASHINGTON — On Thursday, Free Press filed a letter to the FCC condemning Chairman Pai’s plan to classify wireless text messaging as an “information service”. Updates Free & Open Internet Ban Alex Jones Permanently January 15, 2019 Just a few months after the site banned him, hateful conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is back on Facebook. Privacy Facebook Violates Its Users' Privacy Yet Again December 19, 2018 The social-media giant gave companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix and Yahoo unprecedented access to user data, including private messages. Media Accountability Sinclair Needs to Fire Boris Epshteyn December 5, 2018 Sinclair's chief political analyst has defended the teargassing of asylum seekers and other heinous Trump-administration actions. Net Neutrality Media Consolidation Turkey with a Side of Justice November 20, 2018 This holiday season, we at Free Press are grateful for the amazing lawyers on our staff who are fighting to stop the FCC from gutting our communication rights. Mentions Net Neutrality Court Signals Green Light for Net Neutrality Argument January 15, 2019 The government shutdown won't delay oral arguments, which will proceed as planned on Feb. 1. Privacy We Could Easily Stop Location-Data Scandals, But We Cower to Lobbyists Instead January 11, 2019 Your daily habits are collected, sold and abused by a universe of shady middlemen — and the government couldn’t care less. Local Journalism Predictions for Journalism 2019 January 4, 2019 The work of Free Press’ News Voices project will start to be recognized and valued at a premium. Free & Open Internet As Technorati Quit Facebook, Others Say They Feel Trapped January 2, 2019 An array of people said they haven’t deleted their accounts because they either see genuine value in Facebook or they feel trapped on the service.