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13.05.21

NMA To Scrutinise Online Safety Bill Journalistic Exemptions

The News Media Association has welcomed efforts in the Online Safety Bill to exempt journalistic content from the new regime to tackle online harms which demonstrates significant progress since the Government’s initial consultation two yea...

13.05.21

Amnesty International Warns Of Press Freedom Threat in Northern Ireland

Amnesty International has warned of a grave threat to press freedom in Northern Ireland through intimidation of journalists, after a reporter was sent a threat to rape her young child. Patricia Devlin, who works for the Sunday World, has pr...

13.05.21

News Publishers Continue Environmental Initiatives

National, regional and local newspapers are continuing a range of initiatives to support climate change and environmental causes. The Daily Mail have again launched their ‘Great British Spring Clean’ campaign, running from 28 Ma...

13.05.21

NMA: Public Notices Must Stay In Local Newspapers

The News Media Association has stressed the need for public notices to stay in printed local newspapers after major reforms to the planning system were trailed in Queen’s Speech earlier this week. A summary of forthcoming legislation...

06.05.21

NMA Condemns Fake News Sites Which Exploit Real Journalism

The News Media Association has said that fake news websites which scrape and republish content from real journalistic outlets to gain advertising revenue pose a direct threat to journalism and should be stopped. Several examples of fake new...