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JCPA re-introduced in Senate

Sen. Cory Booker an original co-sponsor

Chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust and Consumer Rights Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Kennedy (R-LA) re-introduced the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) on Friday March 31, 2023.  New Jersey Senator Cory Booker was an original co-sponsor of the legislation.

The JCPA would:

NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt said, "in the current media landscape, local news outlets - including local television and radio stations - are at the mercy of a handful of Big Tech gatekeepers whose anticompetitive terms devalue our content when it is increasingly accessed online. This legislation would level the playing field by enabling fair negotiations and increased investment in local newsrooms."

The full press release from Sen. Klobuchar's office can be found here. 

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