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 Platform Accountability Privacy FTC Announces Summer Plans for a Data-Privacy Rulemaking June 22, 2022 Free Press and others are calling on the agency to establish clear rules against abusive data practices that undermine civil rights and sabotage access to opportunities. Platform Accountability Senators Urge Sen. Klobuchar to Close Hate-and-Disinformation Loophole in Fast-Moving Antitrust Legislation June 15, 2022 As Sens. Baldwin, Luján, Schatz and Wyden note, the bill could be misused to help “supercharge harmful content online and make it more difficult to combat.” Platform Accountability Privacy The Disinfo Defense League Calls on Congress to Ensure New Privacy Legislation Safeguards Everyone's Online Civil Rights June 14, 2022 DDL is calling on lawmakers to amend the legislation to further blunt the extractive data practices of social-media platforms and other data brokers. Net Neutrality Internet Access Diversity in Media Ownership Media Consolidation Saturday Will Mark 500 Days Without a Fully Functional FCC June 3, 2022 Majority Leader Schumer needs to stop letting obstructionist lawmakers and industry-aligned hacks further undermine Gigi Sohn’s nomination. Mentions Net Neutrality Diversity in Media Ownership After More Than 500 Days, The FCC Still Doesn't Have Five Commissioners June 28, 2022 "We’ve gone far too long without a fully functioning FCC,” said Free Press Action Co-CEO Craig Aaron. Media Reparations From Juneteenth to Reparations: Reclaiming Our Stolen Stories June 17, 2022 The media system helped construct the narratives that upheld violent institutions like slavery. But a world where Black people get to tell their own stories is possible. Media & Platform Accountability Tech Is Bracing Itself as Lina Khan's FTC Agenda Takes Off June 13, 2022 The chairwoman’s second year in office is about to begin, and it’s going to be bumpy for tech companies that think she’s just focused on Amazon. Press Freedom A Supreme Court Speech Showdown Is Coming, and Nobody Knows What to Expect June 8, 2022 The courts’ split reflects a deepening shift in how to interpret a basic constitutional right, filtered through a political culture war and backlash against large web platforms.