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Twenty-five media organizations want Georgia free speech protections to apply in federal court

Clients Amicus Group in Carbone v. Cable News Network

On behalf of 25 media organizations, Jones Day argued that the free speech protections of Georgia's new anti-SLAPP law apply in federal court in an amicus brief filed in the Eleventh Circuit in support of CNN. Joining the brief were Advance Publications, the American Society of News Editors, the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, the Association of American Publishers, Atlantic Media, Bloomberg, Cox Media Group, Dow Jones & Company, The Economist, Gannett, the Georgia Press Association, the Media Law Resource Center, Meredith Corporation, the Motion Picture Association of America, the National Press Photographers Association, National Public Radio, NBCUniversal, New World Communications, the New York Times, the News Media Alliance, the Online News Association, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and the Washington Post.

Carbone v. Cable News Network, No. 17-10812 (11th Cir.)