News Explore our recent press releases 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 Free & Open Internet Net Neutrality Internet Access FCC Chair to Start Process of Restoring the FCC’s Authority to Protect the Open Internet and Safeguard Internet Users September 26, 2023 On Tuesday, FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel is expected to announce plans to begin an agency proceeding to restore the Net Neutrality protections that were stripped away during the Trump administration. Future of Journalism Major Philanthropies Announce Press Forward: A $500-Million Investment in the Future of Local News and Civic Information September 7, 2023 This major investment comes at a time when the collapse of traditional news markets has led to the closure of more than 2,000 local newspapers over the past two decades. Free & Open Internet Net Neutrality Internet Access Diversity in Media Ownership Senate Finally Confirms Fifth FCC Commissioner September 7, 2023 As Anna Gomez takes her place at the agency, commissioners must take swift action on a long list of crucial priorities. Media & Platform Accountability Platform Accountability Musk Escalates Speech-Chilling Attacks on His Critics September 6, 2023 Following nearly a year of sustained pressure on brands from the #StopToxicTwitter coalition, Elon Musk is blaming coalition members for the company’s extensive revenue losses. Mentions Press Freedom Why Georgia's Latest Assault on Free Speech Is So Chilling September 19, 2023 The over-criminalization of opposition to the "Cop City" police-training facility is the natural consequence of years of anti-democracy lies. Net Neutrality Internet Access With the FCC Finally Fully Staffed, Advocates Say the Agency 'Can't Afford to Waste a Single Second' September 15, 2023 We’ve waited more than two-and-a-half years to get here. Platform Accountability L.A. Photographer Blames Algorithmic Bias for Shutdown of IG Account September 11, 2023 There are growing concerns that the “training data” for AI is biased against women and people of color. Platform Accountability Elon Musk's X Sues California Over Law Meant to Tackle Hate Speech on Social Media September 9, 2023 The legislation requires companies to explain how they police disinformation, hate speech and extremism.