Media Lobbyists Back in DC to Push for JCPA Corporate Media Welfare Bill

Over one hundred representatives from corporate media companies around the country will be in DC this month, pushing Congress to once again take up the repeatedly-nixed Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), a bailout bill for the legacy media industry, and perhaps one of the most-revived bills of all time.

An employee at a money changer counts USD 100 bills in Manila on October 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

Democrats Are Resurrecting It Again: Congressional Budget Office Assesses JCPA Media Cartel Bill

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has conducted an assessment of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), a bill pushed by lobbyists for the legacy corporate media that would allow the industry to form a cartel to pressure tech companies for financial handouts and other favors. The assessment is a sure sign that legacy media’s friends in Congress are refusing to accept defeat.


Zuck’s Way or Else: Facebook to Block News Stories in Canada over Big Media Bailout Bill

The Canadian equivalent of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), a bill forcing tech companies to pay off and collude with big media companies, has passed in Canada. As a result, Facebook (now known as Meta) says news content will no longer be available on its main platform and Instagram in the country — and Google is considering a similar approach on its platforms.

FILE- In this April 10, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington. Last spring, as false claims about vaccine safety threatened to undermine the world's response to COVID-19, researchers at Facebook wrote that they …

Senator-elect Katie Britt: ‘No Place’ For JCPA Media Cartel Bill in Omnibus

Alabama Senator-elect Katie Britt joined Breitbart News’ Washington bureau chief Matt Boyle on SiriusXM Patriot Channel’s Breitbart News Saturday, hailing Republicans’ successful effort to keep the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) out of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and urging fellow Republicans to keep a watchful eye for any attempt to insert the derided media bailout into an omnibus spending bill.


Sen. Steve Daines Takes on the Establishment With JCPA

Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) is one of the Senators preventing the Democrats from ramming the widely condemned Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) through the legislative process without a debate on the floor. The JCPA is a financial handout for

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) (R) speaks during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol March 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. Sen. Daines held a news conference to discuss the Internet sales tax. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Laura Ingraham Slams ‘Disturbing’ Push to Add JCPA to NDAA

Laura Ingraham, host of The Ingraham Angle on Fox News, slammed Democrats and establishment Republicans on the hill for their last-ditch efforts to secure a corporate welfare package for their cronies in the corporate establishment media by attaching the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) to the “must-pass” National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

The Associated Press