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06.12.18

Mark Lund Appointed New Asbof Chairman

Mark Lund OBE, McCann Worldgroup UK chief executive, has been appointed chairman of the Advertising Standards Board of Finance and the Broadcast Advertising Standards Board of Finance.  He will start in June 2019, when Sir Chris Powell...

06.12.18

MPs Raise Fears For Journalistic Sources

Labour, Lib Dem and SNP MPs have highlighted the threat to journalistic sources after the News Media Association raised concerns about new legislation granting authorities sweeping powers to seize information. The NMA has called on Minister...

06.12.18

NMA Welcomes Government’s CFA Reforms

The News Media Association has welcomed the Government's recently announced reform of conditional fee agreements to control the costs of defamation cases. In a written statement last week, Justice Secretary David Gauke announced that lawyer...

06.12.18

Report: Global Media Freedom Suffers Sharp Decline

Media freedom has suffered a sharp decline globally with increasing intimidation of journalists, including verbal and physical attacks, a new report has found. ARTICLE 19’s XPA metric found that a global decline in freedom expres...

06.12.18

Wright: Government Should Be ‘Enabler’ Of High Quality Journalism

Government should act as an “enabler” by creating the right conditions for high quality journalism and broadcasting to flourish, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has said. Addressing the Paley Conference on 'Maintaining a healthy...