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08.04.21

New Watchdog To Boost Online Competition Launched

The Digital Markets Unit to help make sure tech giants such as Facebook and Google cannot exploit their market dominance to crowd out competition and stifle innovation online has been launched. The Government said the new unit had laun...

08.04.21

Comment: Poland Is Stifling Free Media

Authorities in Poland are using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to clamp down on the free media and the rest of Europe needs to wake up this threat to democracy, Guardian columnist Timothy Garton Ash said. In the World Press Freedom I...

08.04.21

Female Journalist Speaks Of Abuse On Social Media

A female journalist has spoken of the vile abuse on social platforms including a “too ugly to get raped” comment posted after sharing a video designed to raise awareness of safety concerns faced by women.     Nata...

01.04.21

NMA: Online Harms Bill Must Contain Exemption For News Publisher Content

The new regime for online harms must contain a robust exemption for news publisher content so that public access to trusted journalism is not restricted in any way, the News Media Association has said today.   Ahead of the state o...

01.04.21

NMA Welcomes Proposals To Increase Use Of Virtual Technology In Court Rooms

The News Media Association has welcomed proposals to increase the use of virtual technology in court rooms while stressing the need to maintain or enhance the ability of reporters to cover proceedings in person. The NMA has worked with cour...