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Kensington council urged to lift media ban

29 June 2017: Grenfell Tower's horrific fire is a matter of public interest. The public has a right to know and there is no justification for discussions behind closed doors, the union says.

NUJ representatives & elections - call for volunteers June 2014

2 June 2014: The NUJ has vacancies for NUJ councils. The union wants to encourage more members to take part in NUJ democracy, work and decision-making.

Pickles' attack on council papers "more Putin than Pravda"

13 December 2013: New powers, which allow the government to gag local council newspapers from reporting issues such as local hospital closures or HS2, must be resisted.

UKIP chairman must withdraw slur on NI journalists

9 April 2013: The President of the National Union of Journalists has called on the Chairman of the UK Independence Party in Northern Ireland "to clearly and unambiguously" withdraw his description of the local media in Armagh and Down as "Provos".

Historic change for NUJ photographers

27 February 2013: The NUJ has made a historic and important change to help its photographers and videographer members.

Council reportage is good news for the media

12 February 2013: Strabane District Council has informed the NUJ that the press is still welcome to attend its committee meetings.

Welsh council criticised for threatening to pull advertising

27 July 2012: A county council in Wales has been strongly criticised by the NUJ after evidence emerged that it withdrew advertising from a local paper whose coverage of a story it did not like.

Eric Pickles renews attacks on council newspapers

7 July 2012: Eric Pickles MP, the Communities and Local Government Secretary, has reiterated his determination to stop local councils publishing newspapers, referring to them as "Town Hall Pravdas".

Future of Welsh newspapers in crisis, Michelle Stanistreet warns

6 July 2012: Wales has a long, strong and proud newspaper industry, but its future is in crisis, Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, warned an inquiry into the Welsh newspaper industry.

NUJ campaign success for newspapers in Wales

5 July 2012: The Welsh Government has pulled back from plans to relieve public bodies of the obligation to advertise road traffic notices in newspapers.

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