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19.05.22

Whittingdale Welcomes Repeal Of Section 40

Former Culture Secretary John Whittingdale MP said in a Queen's Speech debate this week that he looks forward to the repeal of Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 which acts as a “sword of Damocles hanging over a free press." ...

18.05.22

Meredith: Delay To DMU Legislation Could Result In Closure Of Local News Titles

Further delay to the crucial legislation underpinning the Digital Markets Unit to level the playing field between news publishers and the platforms could result in the closure of local news media titles, News Media Association chief executive Ow...

13.05.22

New Academic Paper Finds News Content Drives £1bn In Annual UK Revenues For Tech Platforms

News content created by British publishers generates approximately £1 billion in UK revenues for Google and Facebook every year, a new paper from a leading academic has found. Published by the News Media Association today, the new&nbs...

12.05.22

Baroness Stowell Calls For DMU Legislation ‘Without Delay’

Legislation underpinning the Digital Markets Unit must be brought forward “without delay” to tackle abuses in the digital marketplace which have already resulted in “significant consequences” for UK businesses and consume...

12.05.22

Justice Minister Calls for Fightback Against SLAPPs

A Minister has called on the legal profession to help government in its fightback against strategic lawsuits against public participation “to protect both the right of our journalists to expose corruption, and the reputation of our justice...