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19.07.18

NMA Issues Over 900 Press Cards in H1 2018

The News Media Association has issued over 900 press cards to journalists, photographers and freelance newsgatherers in the first half of the year. The NMA is one of the 19 UK Press Card Authority gatekeepers and issues press cards to...

19.07.18

Google Fined €4.34bn For Breaching EU Antitrust Rules

The European Commission's record fine follows last year’s €2.4 billion fine for search results manipulation.  Since 2011, Google has imposed illegal restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators t...

19.07.18

Newspapers Voice Press Freedom Concerns Following Cliff Richard BBC Ruling

Newspapers have voiced press freedom concerns after Sir Cliff Richard won a privacy claim in the High Court yesterday against the BBC over coverage of the 2014 police raid on his home. Newspapers have warned that the ruling represents an er...

19.07.18

NMA Writes to Minister Over Counter Terrorism Concerns

The News Media Association has written to Home Office Minister Ben Wallace over concerns that provisions in the Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill could criminalise journalists researching public interest stories about terrorism. Th...

12.07.18

Committee Warns Of ‘Chilling Effect’ On Journalism From Counter Terrorism Regime

Measures in the proposed new counter terrorism regime risk a “chilling effect” on journalistic and academic freedoms unless robust safeguards are introduced, an influential parliamentary committee has warned. The Joint Comm...