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29 October 2012: James Murdoch was at the helm of News International while the company was embroiled in the hacking scandal.
3 July 2012: The NUJ has invited George Entwistle, the newly appointed director general of the BBC, to a public meeting to debate alternatives to the BBC cuts.
16 May 2012: Culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, should come clean on the behind-closed-doors deal which led to 20 per cent cuts to the BBC, Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said.
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.
25 April 2012: Following James Murdoch's evidence to the Leveson Inquiry, Michelle Stanistreet has said that Jeremy Hunt cannot remain in post.
25 July 2011: Evidence has emerged that the Conservative Party changed broadcasting policy at the prompting of News Corporation's James Murdoch.
15 July 2011: The General Secretary of the NUJ has said that Rebecca Brooks' resignation will be little comfort to hundreds of journalists who have lost their jobs at the News of the World to protect top management.
7 July 2011: James Murdoch has informed staff at the News of the World that the newspaper is being wound up.
7 July 2011: Sub-editors at The Sun newspaper have tonight walked out of work in solidarity with colleagues at the News of the World.
15 September 2009: The British Trades Union Congress has condemned government broadcasting policy as "woefully inadequate".