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7 March 2019: The NUJ’s 60+council joined pensioners’ groups and trade unionists outside the offices of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport to protest against the threat of the over-75s losing their free TV licences.
1 March 2019: Fake news, rumour, propaganda & Facebook: how can journalists promote news that can be trusted? The NUJ hosts an event for media literacy week.
12 March 2018: Dame Frances Cairncross has been appointed as chair of the DCMS's review of press sustainability in the UK.
6 February 2018: The union welcomes the announcement of a review by the government, and the NUJ will fully engage in the process.
11 November 2014: Letter to culture and digital economy minister, Ed Vaizey, says with the general election looming, there is genuine concern the local press no longer has the capacity to cover local and national politics in depth.
3 October 2013: The report by the culture, media and sport parliamentary select committee echoes the union's criticism of the Hargreaves report and new copyright exemptions. The NUJ urges MPs and the government to take note.
8 August 2012: The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) is planning to publish a White Paper in early 2013, with a Communications Bill introduced by the last session of this Parliament.
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 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.
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.