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14.11.19

Faure Walker: Government Must ‘Get Out Of The Slow Lane’ On Local Journalism Support

Government must “get out of the slow lane” with their support for local journalism otherwise more local papers will be lost at a time when we need them most, Newsquest chief executive Henry Faure Walker has said. Speaking at a W...

14.11.19

Johnson Pledges Return Visit After Chad Accuses PM Of Local Press Snub  

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have spoken of the importance of local press after the weekly Chad newspaper accused the Prime Minister of fobbing off local media during a visit to the area. In a piece last week, The Chad said a visit by th...

14.11.19

Local Democracy Reporting Service Launches In Northern Ireland

The Local Democracy Reporting Service, part of the News Media Assocation and BBC's Local News Partnership, has officially started in Northern Ireland. Jessica Black was the first reporter on the BBC-funded scheme to file a story from the ar...

07.11.19

Print Out Performs Its Rivals

The ninth annual Power of Print Conference held at the Stationers Hall on Tuesday saw industry experts from Waitrose, Wavemaker, Archant Dialogue and Ogilvy discuss the lasting impactful opportunities that print provides.   Carl K...

07.11.19

Future News Fund Open For Applications

Local and national news media publishers are able to apply to the Government-funded Future News Fund for grants of up to £100,000 to “pilot new approaches to public interest news,” Nesta has announced. Applications have to...