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14.01.21

Local News Media Sector To Launch Digital Public Notices Portal

The local news media sector has come together to launch an industry digital portal to further promote public notices to communities and enhance local democracy by harnessing local media’s massive online audiences. Funded by £1 m...

14.01.21

Birmingham 2022: NMA Welcomes Advertising Restrictions Exemption For Newspapers

The News Media Association has welcomed an exemption for newspapers from restrictions on advertising and trading near event venues during the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022. The NMA said it was pleased that the Government has taken a...

14.01.21

Lords Call For Reform of Northern Ireland Defamation Regime

Peers have called for action to bring the Northern Ireland defamation regime into line with the rest of the United Kingdom in order to end the chill on freedom of speech there.   The Lords debate on Monday was initiated by Lord Le...

07.01.21

NMA: New Support Measures Required As New Lockdowns Intensify Pressure On Publishers

New support measures to support independent journalism in the UK are urgently required as the new national lockdowns “further intensify and prolong” the severe pressure on the news media industry, the News Media Association has said...

07.01.21

Lockdown Forces Independent Local Title To Suspend Publication

Independent weekly title The Times of Tunbridge Wells has announced that it is to suspend publication because of the drop in advertising revenue caused by the national lockdown in England.    Writing in the paper this week, editor...