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 Media Consolidation Antitrust Enforcers Reportedly Ready to Recommend Blocking Harmful T-Mobile/Sprint Deal May 22, 2019 The story comes just two days after FCC Chairman Pai announced his support for the merger, citing commitments that Free Press and others dismissed as inadequate. Internet Access Media Consolidation Chairman Pai Ignores the Public Interest to Recommend Approval of Harmful T-Mobile/Sprint Deal May 20, 2019 If approved, the deal would leave the United States with only three nationwide wireless-service providers. Free & Open Internet Free Press Calls on Facebook to Scrap Oversight Proposal and Go Back to the Drawing Board May 14, 2019 WASHINGTON — On Monday, Free Press called on Facebook to shelve its plans to form an independent oversight board — noting the proposal is fundamentally flawed. Internet Access Free Press Report and FOIA Documents Expose Trump FCC's Neglect Toward Puerto Rico May 14, 2019 Lawmakers must demand answers from FCC Chairman Pai during Wednesday’s House Energy and Commerce oversight hearing. Updates 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. Net Neutrality Here's What You Can Do to Pass the Save the Internet Act April 3, 2019 This just in: A key House committee passed the Save the Internet Act. This is a huge victory — and now we need to get ready for the floor vote. Local Journalism Say 'Thanks' to Journalists Retiring from the Charlotte Observer March 11, 2019 Three of the journalists who retired worked with Free Press’ News Voices: North Carolina project to make sure that residents have a greater voice in local media. Mentions Internet Access Media Consolidation The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger May 21, 2019 Critics say the FCC chairman's reasoning is bogus. Internet Access Media Consolidation T-Mobile/Sprint Deal Clears FCC Hurdle. Will You Pay More for Your Cellular Plan? May 21, 2019 Opponents say the deal would result in reduced competition, higher prices for cellular coverage and the loss of as many as 30,000 jobs. Internet Access Media Consolidation FCC Ignores History, Plans To Rubber Stamp T-Mobile/Sprint Merger May 20, 2019 Experts say reducing the number of major wireless competitors would make phone plans more expensive for everyone. Internet Access Media Consolidation FCC Chairman Backs T-Mobile, Sprint Merger With New Conditions May 20, 2019 Consumer-advocacy group Free Press criticized Pai’s blessing of the T-Mobile/Sprint deal.