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 email@example.com. Check out the Free Press media kit. Press Releases Diversity in Media Ownership To Better Track Diversity in Broadcasting, the FCC Restores Collection of Demographic Data from Radio and TV Licensees February 23, 2024 This long-overdue order will help the FCC, Congress and the American public better understand whether the broadcast sector is serving the public interest. Privacy Surveillance Free Press Praises FTC for Stepping Up Enforcement Against Companies That Abuse Our Data and Violate Our Rights February 21, 2024 The collection, use and sale of location data have significant implications for people’s civil and constitutional rights. Platform Accountability Big Tech's Voluntary Accord: More Empty Promises to Build AI Guardrails and Protect Democracy February 16, 2024 Toothless agreements simply aren’t good enough to meet the global challenges facing democracy. Privacy Surveillance The House Shelves Dangerous Surveillance Legislation Following a Large Public Outcry February 15, 2024 The decision to cancel the vote came after a coalition of groups urged lawmakers to vote “no” on attempts to reauthorize spying powers without significant reforms. Mentions Future of Journalism To 'Save Local News,' Policymakers Need to Understand What Needs Saving February 23, 2024 The crisis is real, and policymakers have started to talk about the roles they can play to solve it — but some of their solutions would do more harm than good. Platform Accountability Big Tech Companies Are Saying the Right Thing About Fighting Deepfakes. But Will They? February 23, 2024 If platforms want to prevent a repeat of 2020, they need to be doing much more now that technology has made it possible to dupe voters. Media Reparations Repairing Journalism's History of Anti-Black Harm February 21, 2024 Efforts to “save” local journalism will not succeed unless they reckon with the historical role that journalism has played in undermining democracy for Black people. Platform Accountability Tech Giants Form Alliance to Prevent AI Misuse in 2024 Elections February 18, 2024 Free Press’ Nora Benavidez criticized the voluntary nature of the promises and called for more stringent content-moderation practices.