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4 January 2017: The NUJ's campaign week of action to support the local news media.
6 July 2015: Chancellor's move to make the BBC pick up the up tab for free TV licences for over-75s is a "cheap shot".
9 January 2015: The Evening Standard is to cut between ten and 20 jobs;mainly senior staff and columnists.
26 June 2014: Tim Dawson, NUJ vice-president, describes a morning on the picket line with Newsquest strikers in Blackburn and an fternoon speaking at the Revival of Local Journalism Conference in Salford
11 April 2014: Delegates called for steps to re-establish a good working relationship with BBC management, talks between the NUJ and local TV stations to prevent explpoitation of staff and a decoupling’ of funding for S4C from BBC Wales.
26 April 2012: The Government must introduce subsidies and tax advantages for local newspapers if they are to survive, MPs were told at a Westminster debate on the future of the industry.
10 March 2011: New BBC proposals could see BBC local radio services being axed as part of a programme of savage spending cuts.
3 February 2011: Government plans to promote local television services in UK cities must be treated with caution, the journalists’ union has warned.
20 October 2010: The NUJ is shocked and angered by the six-year freeze slapped on the BBC licence fee and an increase in the corporation’s expenses.
25 March 2009: MPs have urged the NUJ to investigate alternative ownership models that would root journalism in local communities and vowed to do all they could to ensure the government heard the union's message.