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Local democracy reporters are improving public interest journalism, but the BBC-funded scheme has some problems
27 November 2018: A NUJ summit of LDRs discussed how getting organised within the union can address collective issues.
23 November 2018: Questions have been asked in Parliament and the NUJ has attempted to answer queries from our members at Johnston Press concerned about the sale.
17 November 2018: The NUJ has called for meaningful guarantees to protect jobs and titles across Johnston Press, following the company’s decision last night to initiate a pre-pack administration process.
11 October 2018: Chapel says its priority is to support its network of workplace reps and to get the best possible deal for every NUJ member, whatever happens in the weeks and months ahead.
20 September 2018: The union highlights the challenges facing NUJ members at work and proposes a range of options available to tackle the crisis in the UK media industry
10 August 2018: Plans to axe a third of Newsquest’s sports department in Bradford has been announced the day after the company revealed it had benefited from a $13.2m windfall.
26 July 2018: Management at Newsquest’s Northern Echo, which faces the loss of eight further posts, had already been warned by staff that the situation in editorial was at crisis point.
18 July 2018: Chapel says the paper is already criticised for not having enough local news.
2 July 2018: The NUJ is fighting compulsory redundancies following a merger of journalist roles at the Manchester Evening News and Huddersfield Daily Examiner.
27 June 2018: The cut from five photographers to just one in Carlisle will come into effect next week, affected staff are being made redundant on Friday 29 June.