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In a week when Facebook squared up to a nation state and its government blinked first, the NUJ is calling on the Chancellor to act robustly in next week’s Budget to acknowledge the vital role played by journalism in our society, and to usher in a package of measures to revitalise an ailing sector that underpins democracy.
The National Union of Journalists in the UK and Ireland has joined unions representing tens of thousands of media workers in Australia, Canada and the US in presenting a plan to save journalism from the greedy and anti-democratic tech platforms, which are sucking the lifeblood from the industry.
After Mark Zuckerberg pulled the plug on Facebook in Australia as it threatened to make him pay for the news stories it carries, the NUJ says it's time for the tech giants’ power to be challenged.
A new tax on some digital services in Spain is expected to generate huge revenues this year that journalists' unions say should be used to help support media jobs.
Summary of the proposals for the Welsh government from the NUJ's News Recovery Plan.
The Digital Markets Unit will be set up "to oversee a pro-competition regime for digital platforms, including those funded by digital advertising".
UNI Global Union and the IFJ are calling on national governments to tax internet companies.
The NUJ’s Welsh Executive Council welcomed many of recommendations in the committee’s report into the impact of Covid-19 on local media, but tougher solutions are needed.
IFJ and EFJ express concern and demand assurances about deals developed with different publishers and countries
Briefing for MPs & MSPs on effect of coronavirus on the industry.