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9 May 2016: As the long-awaited White paper on the future of the BBC is due, pro-corporation campaigners gathered.
15 April 2016: Steve Bell, Guardian cartoonist donates the orginal artwork to a NUJ charity event at Delegate Meeting.
15 April 2016: Michelle Stanistreet starts in controversial vein in her speech, following re-election as the NUJ's general secretary.
11 December 2015: Members of The Federation of Entertainment Unions are sending seasonal good wishes to John Whittingdale, culture secretary, as part of the Love it or Lose it BBC campaign.
26 October 2015: The European Broadcasting Union has written to John Whittingdale, culture secretary, saying the corporation is a major driver of the creative economy.
16 July 2015: The BBC's role is under threat of being reduced to providing core services – fulfilling the roles and programming the commercial sector is not interested in.
6 July 2015: The NUJ has expressed disbelief that the BBC management has caved in to the government in yet another shabby, backdoor deal.
17 June 2015: Launch of campaign to support the BBC as its faces the renewal of its charter and the next round of funding.
9 June 2015: The strike, to be followed by a work to rule, has been called over redundancies, staffing levels and pay.
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.