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 email@example.com. Check out the Free Press media kit. Press Releases Local Journalism Media Reparations Announcing Black Voices, a Colorado-Based Initiative to Address the Harms Local Media Have Inflicted on Black People September 20, 2021 The new Black Voices report illustrates tangible ways for communities, newsrooms and funders to acknowledge and repair these historic and ongoing harms. Communications Justice Free Press Statement September 15, 2021 Free Press condemns all expressions of hate or calls to violence. Media Accountability Media Reparations Diversity in Media Ownership More Than 100 Organizations and Community Leaders Demand That the FCC Investigate Decades of Racism in Media Policies September 14, 2021 Signers of a letter to the FCC are calling on the agency to identify actions it can take to redress the structural racism that exists in the U.S. media system. Privacy Surveillance Free Press Applauds Nomination of Alvaro Bedoya to FTC September 13, 2021 A former member of the Free Press board of directors, Bedoya is a brilliant thinker and accomplished advocate on privacy and technology issues. 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 Free & Open Internet Biden's Baffling FCC Delay Could Give Republicans a 2-1 Majority September 15, 2021 President Joe Biden's failure to nominate a fifth FCC commissioner has forced Democrats to work with a 2-2 deadlock instead of the 3-2 majority the president's party typically enjoys. Privacy Surveillance Biden to Nominate Privacy Hawk and Facial-Recognition Critic to FTC September 14, 2021 Alvaro Bedoya’s research indicates that surveillance technologies have hurt marginalized groups and threatened the civil rights of people of color. Privacy Surveillance Progressives Applaud Biden Pick for FTC as 'Great Choice' September 13, 2021 Progressive groups say Alvaro Bedoya will be an ally in fighting surveillance abuses and corporate concentration. Privacy Surveillance Biden's FTC Pick Is a Privacy Champion Who Wants Limits on Facial Recognition September 13, 2021 Nominee Alvaro Bedoya calls privacy a civil right.