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29 January 2020: NUJ pledges do all it can to defend public service broadcasting and protect members’ jobs from cuts and politically-motivated attacks.
16 December 2019: Michelle Stanistreet says the "flagrant bullying" of the BBC and Channel 4 must be stopped and she saluted the professionalism of broadcast journalists working during a divisive and difficult election campaign.
9 December 2019: Johnson has little regard for the future of the BBC and the creative industries
5 November 2019: Union welcomes Lord's report calling for urgent action to safeguard the future of public service broadcasting
10 June 2019: New free licence deal for over-75s will cost the corporation an extra £250m a year, with 3.7m now having to pay.
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.
20 November 2018: Union calls for an end to the ongoing subsidy as the BBC launches public consultation
25 October 2018: MPs report says lack of transparency over pay had been “unlawful and discriminatory” and cuts at the corporation could compromise quality.
21 April 2018: DM also offers solidarity to Red Bee Media and Al-Araby
14 June 2017: Seamus Dooley, NUJ acting general secretary, called for "a clear and unambiguous commitment" that the prime minister would not agree to scrap the licence fee.