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21 February 2013: The Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, has endorsed the idea of a six-month moratorium on redundancies at the BBC.
14 February 2013: The NUJ has condemned the Conservative Party's attempt to introduce the Leveson recommendations on press regulation through a royal charter as pointless and doomed to failure.
19 December 2012: Unions from the Trade Union Co-ordinating Group have united in condemning the government announcement that they will make it easier to sack workers.
13 December 2012: The NUJ is backing a Parliamentary report that calls for a clearer definition of public interest and tougher guarantees of freedom of speech.
15 November 2012: The NUJ Parliamentary Group is backing an early day motion censuring the Press Association for closing its regional lobby service and making four journalists redundant.
8 August 2012: The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) is planning to publish a White Paper in early 2013, with a Communications Bill introduced by the last session of this Parliament.
12 July 2012: The NUJ has roundly rejected the model for a new press regulator set out by Lord Black, dismissing it as a club for editors and proprietors, offering just more of the same.
6 July 2012: Wales has a long, strong and proud newspaper industry, but its future is in crisis, Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, warned an inquiry into the Welsh newspaper industry.
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.
7 December 2011: Mark Thompson and BBC management have been accused of damaging the future of the corporation by agreeing to the licence fee deal.