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11 July 2011: The NUJ has added its voice to demands for a debate in the Commons on Wednesday on the proposed BSkyB deal.
7 July 2011: James Murdoch has informed staff at the News of the World that the newspaper is being wound up.
6 July 2011: The NUJ has joined calls for an urgent public inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World.
30 June 2011: NUJ members took part in a protest against the government's announcement to allow News International to takeover BSkyB on Thursday 30 June.
15 April 2011: Pressure is mounting to stop the planned News International takeover of BskyB, following the media giant's admission of phone hacking at the News of the World.
4 March 2011: Journalists and other supporters of media diversity in the UK demonstrated at the headquarters of the Department of Culture Media and Sport in London.
25 January 2011: The NUJ has condemned as "astonishing" the decision by culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to delay consideration of the takeover of BSkyB while Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation submits more data on its bid for the broadcaster.
14 January 2011: Jeremy Hunt, the government's culture secretary, was not a "suitable person" to oversee Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation bid to take total control of satellite broadcaster BSkyB, union bosses told a meeting in the House of Commons.
23 December 2010: The NUJ has joined other media unions and academics in demanding a full-scale inquiry by the Competition Commission into plans by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation to take total control of satellite broadcaster BSkyB.
15 March 2010: A major independent study into British public life suggests that new taxes on Google and pay television operators like BSkyB could be used to subsidise rigorous journalism.