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27.03.20

Government: Journalists 'Critical' To Providing Information About Coronavirus To Public

Journalists are critical to providing essential information about coronavirus to the public and it is imperative that they can continue doing so during lockdown, the Government has said.  In a Lords debate on public interest reporting...

27.03.20

Health Experts: Newsprint Is Safe From COVID-19

Scientists and health experts have confirmed that newspapers are not transmitters of COVID-19 owing to the ink and the printing process they go through.  Speaking on Good Morning Britain earlier today, and setting the record straight r...

26.03.20

Culture Secretary Clears DMGT Acquisition Of The i

The Culture Secretary has cleared DMGT's acquisition of the i as Ofcom called for a broader assessment of plurality in newspapers in the current approach to mergers and acquisitions in the newspaper sector. Yesterday, Oliver Dowden said tha...

25.03.20

Publishers Team Up To Offer Free Home News Delivery

Local and national publishers are collaborating to offer free Home News Delivery to ensure readers can continue to access vital news and information during the coronavirus epidemic.   National publishers have come together to exte...

25.03.20

NMA: Publishers 'Doing Their Utmost' To Get Newspapers To Retailers Without Disruption

News Media Association chairman Henry Faure Walker has written to retailers to assure them that publishers are "doing their utmost" to get newspapers delivered to them without disruption amid the challenges posed by the coronavirus outbreak...