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20.05.19

Foreign Secretary Backs NMA's Journalism Matters Campaign

Jeremy Hunt has given his backing to the News Media Association’s Journalism Matters campaign to celebrate the vital role of independent journalism in democratic society, as the industry celebrated the role of trusted local news. ...

17.05.19

The Star’s Molly Williams Wins Inaugural Cathryn Nicoll Award

The Star’s Molly Williams has won the inaugural Cathryn Nicoll Award set up by the News Media Association to reward brilliant interviewing and feature writing by young regional press journalists. Molly, a Local Democracy Reporter for...

17.05.19

The Yellow Advertiser Wins Making a Difference with Shoebury Sex Ring Exposed

A campaign by The Yellow Advertiser which unearthed the existence of a hidden council report on a paedophile ring in the 1980s and lobbied for greater local council transparency has won the Making a Difference award. The award is part of Journal...

16.05.19

Cathryn Nicoll Award Winner To Be Revealed Tomorrow

The winner of the inaugural Cathryn Nicoll Award which has been set up to highlight and reward brilliant interviewing and feature writing by young journalists will be revealed tomorrow at the Regional Press Awards. Run by the Society of Edi...

16.05.19

Lords Caution On Rising Attacks On Journalists And Praise UK's Role In Promoting Media Freedom

Members of the House of Lords highlighted the rise of attacks on journalists internationally and discussed the UK’s role promoting media freedom in a short debate on the effectiveness of national and international measures to curb att...