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8 September 2010: The NUJ has condemned the UK government's plans to cut the budget of BBC World Service from next April, as part of the Treasury spending review.
3 September 2010: The NUJ today backed calls for a full judicial investigation into mounting evidence of widespread telephone tapping at the News of the World.
17 August 2010: The NUJ has joined the campaign against UK Government proposals to privatise libraries.
29 January 2010: The business secretary has decided not to permit Daily Mail and General Trust to scrap an independent editorial board for the Nottingham Evening Post.
14 January 2010: NUJ member, Pennie Quinton, has scored a victory for media freedom after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld her complaint against the use of terror laws to stop and search people without grounds for suspicion.
9 December 2009: The NUJ has called on the British authorities to put pressure on the Philippine government to carry out an immediate inquiry into the massacre of 59 people in Maguindanao province.
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.
10 November 2009: The NUJ has welcomed efforts by MPs to throw out UK government plans that would enable inquests to be heard in secret.
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.