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Newsquest boss pockets £1.5m as staff denied an across-the-board pay rise for the tenth year running
17 January 2017: Newsquest chief executive Henry Faure Walker collected a pay package worth up to a maximum of £1.5 million – the equivalent to hiring 75 newly qualified journalists.
13 October 2016: The union has delivered a company-wide wage and benefits claim for journalists which would be worth more than £1,500 or 7.6 per cent to a reporter on a £20,000 salary.
2 August 2016: Low wages and recruitment practices are making a career in media increasingly remote for people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
26 July 2016: The BBC has offered 1 per cent, with an increase of no less than £400.
15 June 2016: MPs, peers and even Black Rod were given details of the unfair treatment of BBC journalists working on the Parliament Channel on the picket line during their 24-hour strike.
14 June 2016: The broadcasting of Prime Minister's Questions and the quizzing of Sir Philip Green over the demise of BHS by MPs could be hit by the action.
15 April 2016: Delegate Meeting votes for a campaign to ensure all members get paid at least the national living wage after
22 March 2016: Not all media employers want to embrace transparency or flexible working and if they are compelled to do so it will make media employment more accessible.
28 October 2015: NUJ survey shows the income of 80 per cent of staff and freelances has not kept up with the cost of living and a quarter of staff and 60 per cent of freelances suffered financial hardship.
15 October 2015: After years of pay freezes in the industry the NUJ is holding an event to discuss how to negotiate and campaign for better wages for staff and freelances