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23 February 2017: Union welcomes an increase in media jobs.
1 July 2015: The BBC's funding and future as a public service broadcaster's is being decided by the government.The NUJ is campaigning for an independent, well-managed and properly-funded corporation.
26 February 2015: DCMS select committee says licence fee the best alternative at present, the BBC Trust should be scrapped and a new quango should scrutinise the corporation.
10 June 2014: A ballot for action over pay called by members who want an end to excessive executive salaries and a radical reform of the BBC's structures.
24 May 2013: Days after the BBC upped its paltry pay offer by a measly £50, it has announced that it is to scrap its Digital Media Initiative and is writing off the project, which has cost almost £100 million.
12 June 2012: The NUJ has called the revelations a shocking indictment of how the media mogul has attempted to use his influence to undermine British democracy and triumphantly pitch his commercial interests against the BBC.
16 May 2012: Wales Assembly Members have recommended that the Welsh Government should establish a forum to monitor the media industries in Wales.
10 May 2012: The decision in October 2010 on the licence fee was taken in an unprecedented fashion – without the normal process of public scrutiny – and behind closed doors.
30 January 2012: The BBC is forced to hand over tens of millions to Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB every year, under a hugely unfair law unprecedented in any other country.
21 December 2011: Cuts proposed at the BBC – which will result in the loss of 2,000 jobs – will have a huge adverse impact on the UK’s creative industries sector, research commissioned by the NUJ reveals.