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6 October 2011: BBC management outlined cuts this morning that risk irreparable damage to what they described as "the best journalism in the world."
25 July 2011: Evidence has emerged that the Conservative Party changed broadcasting policy at the prompting of News Corporation's James Murdoch.
13 July 2011: The NUJ has said that the BBC licence fee deal must be re-examined in the light of revelations surrounding the influence of Rupert Murdoch and his News International executives on David Cameron and senior government ministers.
3 February 2011: Government plans to promote local television services in UK cities must be treated with caution, the journalists’ union has warned.
20 October 2010: The NUJ is shocked and angered by the six-year freeze slapped on the BBC licence fee and an increase in the corporation’s expenses.
14 September 2010: Jeremy Dear, NUJ General Secretary, issued a warning to BBC management at the TUC Congress today.
27 May 2010: The president of the NUJ has said that there is some positive news for NUJ members in the Queen's speech, but he criticised the lack of detail.
17 November 2009: The UK government is to consider alternative ways to pay for its proposals on local TV news, following a campign to prevent top-slicing of the BBC license fee.
5 November 2009: The NUJ has delivered 1,000 postcards to the UK government protesting against proposals to hand a slice of the TV licence fee to commercial companies.
14 October 2009: Dozens of trade unionists gathered in Westminster this afternoon to lobby Members of Parliament over the future of public service broadcasting.