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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.
17 November 2009: The NUJ and BECTU have written to the UK government to demand more details about how proposed pilots of local news consortia will work.
12 November 2009: Journalists at the BBC World Service News and Current Affairs department are to hold a referendum on cutting the salary of BBC director general, Mark Thompson.
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.
21 October 2009: The NUJ has criticised the BBC's decision to invite the leader of the far-right British National Party to take part in the flagship Question Time programme.
20 October 2009: An Irish Labour MEP has told the European Parliament that the pending closure of Independent Network News raises fundamental questions about media diversity.
14 October 2009: Journalists from national and regional media organisations gathered in Dublin on Tuesday for a lunchtime rally in support of Independent Network News workers who are threatened with redundancy.
14 October 2009: Dozens of trade unionists gathered in Westminster this afternoon to lobby Members of Parliament over the future of public service broadcasting.
12 October 2009: Trades unionists in Dublin plan to protest outside the radio company Independent Network News (INN) tomorrow in solidarity with seventeen journalists who are facing the axe.
9 October 2009: NUJ members at Dublin-based Independent Network News (INN) have voted to take industrial action in protest at the company's decision to close operations and impose compulsory redundancies.