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12.10.18

PM: We Are Committed To Safeguarding Future Of Local Media

Theresa May has said that she is committed to safeguarding the future of local media which is a highly trusted news source for millions of people and “the backbone of this country’s democracy.” In a speech at a reception f...

11.10.18

Press Should Have Access To Court Lists, Says No 10

Number 10 Downing Street has stressed that courts must make the court lists available to journalists after instances were reported of officials withholding lists because of data protection rules.   Asked whether officials would be...

11.10.18

PA Photo Of Meghan Markle Walking Down The Aisle Wins Royal Photography Competition

An image of Meghan Markle walking down the aisle on her wedding day taken by a Press Association photographer has been named as the overall winner of the News Media Association’s Royal Rota photography competition. The winning photo c...

11.10.18

Local Democracy Reporters Generate 30,000 Stories This Year

More than 30,000 stories about local public institutions have been generated since January by Local Democracy Reporters, a key plank of the News Media Association and BBC’s ground-breaking Local News Partnership. Johnston Press editor...

11.10.18

Lord Hall: Media Repression Has Become ‘New Norm’

Repression of the media has become a “new norm” across the globe as journalists face increasing risk of intimidation and persecution by corrupt regimes and institutions who want to quash legitimate reporting, the director general of...