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Press Credentials – Applications, Denials, Suspensions and Revocations

Rule status: Proposed

Agency: MOME

Comment by date: November 23, 2021

Rule Full Text

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (“MOME”) is proposing rules that would provide for (a) application procedures for press credentials; (b) criteria for denial of an application for a press credential; and (c) criteria for suspension or revocation of a press credential. These rules are required by Local Law 46 of 2021, which transfers the responsibility to issue press credentials from the New York City Police Department to MOME, effective January 20, 2022.

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November 23, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm EST


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  • Mickey H. Osterreicher

    See attached comment by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), joined by the Committee to Protect Journalists, the Deadline Club, First Look Media’s Press Freedom Defense Fund, the New York News Publishers Association, the New York Press Photographers Association, the Radio and Television Digital News Association, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and the Society of Professional Journalists

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    Comment added November 22, 2021 9:55pm

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