The Nebraska Governor’s Office's approval of press credentials for NOISE Omaha effectively ends a saga that had raised alarm from press freedom advocates and scholars.
NOISE Omaha staff members are not among the 38 media representatives approved for press credentials since the Nebraska Governor's Office created a new media credentialing process.
A nonprofit news website based in North Omaha was denied press credentials because it is “an advocacy organization funded by liberal donors,” according to Gov. Pete Rickett's office.
Governor Pete Ricketts wants to see data from the Biden administration on vaccine distribution to Nebraska.