Showing items tagged with 'local government'
5 July 2019: A new book assesses the increasing challenge of holding local politicians and public funded agencies to account
10 April 2017: Summary of the union's campaign week of action in spring 2017.
29 March 2017: Union launches new campaign on access to report on local councils as part of local news matters week of action.
24 March 2017: First day of the NUJ's local news matters campaign week of action calling for investment in quality local journalism in the UK and Ireland.
23 June 2014: ...and a quarter of all local government areas are not served by a local newspaper. Reclaim the media.
20 March 2014: Member of Parliament and former journalist Alex Cunningham suggests the Secretary of State’s new role would be better described as "Censor in Chief".
5 November 2013: NUJ meets Ed Vaizey to plan a roundtable to discuss future of local press
28 February 2012: Attempts to dilute the UK Freedom of Information Act and bring in new charges for requests must be resisted, the NUJ has told a committee of MPs.
30 March 2009: A cross-party coalition of Greater Manchester politicians and trade unionists has urged the area's 10 councils to support their region's media by placing more public notices and council advertisements in local newspapers.