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 Internet Access Free Press Action Testifies Before Congress, Urging Lawmakers to Examine How Broadband Affordability and Racial Discrimination Shape the Digital Divide September 11, 2019 WASHINGTON —Free Press Action Policy Manager Dana Floberg will testify today before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. Surveillance Coalition of Digital-Rights and Social-Justice Groups Urge House Democrats to End NSA Mass-Surveillance Program September 9, 2019 WASHINGTON — On Monday, a coalition of 30 groups sent a letter urging the leaders of the House Judiciary Committee to allow Section 215 of the Patriot Act to expire. Surveillance EVENT ADVISORY: Section 215 — the Good, the Bad and the Expiration September 6, 2019 On Sept. 9, experts from the Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee will discuss what policymakers need to know before they consider reauthorizing Section 215. Surveillance White House Request for Renewed Surveillance Authority Poses a Threat to the Privacy Rights of Millions in the United States August 15, 2019 The White House wants to reauthorize a program that security agencies have used to spy on innocent people, violate their privacy and chill free speech. 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 Surveillance FBI Must Come Clean on Targeting Racial-Justice Activists Before Sweeping Surveillance Powers Are Renwed September 18, 2019 Congress must refuse to renew these powers until the FBI submits to proper oversight and transparency. Internet Access FCC's 'Terrible' Broadband Data Scrutinized by Congress September 12, 2019 During a House hearing, Free Press Action's Dana Floberg noted that factors like price and a lack of competition contribute to the digital divide. Internet Access Better Broadband Mapping Needs Granularity September 12, 2019 On Wednesday, a House subcommittee grilled representatives of telecoms and public-interest groups about ways to increase the accuracy of the FCC's mapping reports. Surveillance Rights Groups Urge House Dems to Block NSA from Collecting Americans' Phone Records September 9, 2019 A coalition 30 of digital-rights, social-justice, and civil-liberties groups urged House Democrats to end a provision of the Patriot Act.