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09.03.21

Government Publishes First Ever National Action Plan To Protect Journalists

The Government has published the UK’s first national action plan to protect journalists from abuse and harassment.  It follows reports to the Government from journalists who have suffered abuse and attacks while going about their...

04.03.21

Government Understands Need To Make ‘Quick and Tangible Progress’ On Regulation Of Tech Giants

The Government understands the need to make “quick and tangible progress” on implementing the new regulatory regime for the tech giants given local publishers are under increasing financial pressure. In its report ‘Br...

04.03.21

Industry Pays Tribute To ‘Industry Giant’ Bob Satchwell

Tributes have been paid to former regional editor, Bob Satchwell who has died, aged 73. Bob was the editor of the Cambridge Evening News for 14 years before he co-founded the Society of Editors and served as a director there for 18 years. ...

04.03.21

Public Notices: Government Restates Commitment To Consider Impact On Local Newspapers  

The Government is “mindful” of the impact that changes to the public notices regime may have on local democracy and local newspapers which will be considered before any decisions are taken, John Whittingdale has said. Restating...

25.02.21

MPs Continue To Press Ministers Over Public Notices

MPs have continued to press Ministers over the issue of public notices in local newspapers, raising concerns that removing them from printed local newspapers will leave elderly and vulnerable groups cut out of the democratic process.  ...