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15 September 2020: The corporation’s annual report shows the broadcaster remains popular and trusted, but costs mean more cuts on the way
22 July 2020: More than 60 parliamentarians write to Ofcom as MPs discuss the corporation
2 April 2020: The BBC's future must be sustainable and protected.
5 March 2020: The BBC must remain a universal service, adhering to its core values, and free from political interference. The latest rounds of cuts will threaten its ability to sustain the breadth and depth of news coverage needed to truly reflect the diversity of the nation and regions.
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.