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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.
26 February 2009: NUJ pickets in Yorkshire have received a message of support from best-selling novelist, Barbara Taylor Bradford.
21 January 2009: There will be no special UK government help for local papers struggling with the double danger of the recession and the internet.
20 January 2009: Andy Burnham, the UK Culture Secretary, has agreed to meet with the NUJ to discuss the future of local news, following an intervention by Katy Clark, MP for North Ayrshire and Arran.
24 December 2008: Six Merseyside MPs have tabled a parliamentary motion calling on Trinity Mirror to stop the haemorrhaging of jobs from its offices in Liverpool.
24 December 2008: Journalists on the BBC World Service are voting in a consultative ballot on plans to outsource some programming to South Asia.
4 December 2008: Scottish and Westminster politicians are concerned that journalists on The Glasgow Herald, Sunday Herald and Evening Times are being threatened with redundancy and told to reapply for their own jobs.
20 November 2008: MPs have rallied to support journalists facing pay cuts and job losses at the UK’s biggest newspaper publishing company.