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13 July 2020: More than 90 journalists in Wales have been told they could face redundancy, putting democracy at risk.
As the BBC starts charging over-75s for the TV licence, the NUJ says the government must pick up the bill
9 July 2020: Michelle Stanistreet said the BBC had taken the only decision possible without inflicting further harm on the organisation.
7 July 2020: The owner of the Mirror and Express and the largest local newspapers group is cutting its workforce by 12 per cent.
Staff at Midlands news group to ballot for action over pay, potential job losses and working practices
6 July 2020: The editorial staff at Bullivant Media Limited have unanimously voted to ballot for strike action and action short of strike action.
3 July 2020: Union dismayed by the large round of job cuts and redundancies announced
2 July 2020: Michelle Stanistreet said the cuts will have an impact on the BBC’s ability to sustain the breadth and depth of news coverage throughout England which truly reflects the diversity of the nation.
14 May 2020: Midland News Association proposes to cut more than 20 per cent of entire workforce
Two-thirds of media workers have suffered financially because of the pandemic; and fear worse to come
11 May 2020: As many as 66 per cent of UK media workers have suffered financially because of the pandemic and lockdown, with freelances feeling unsupported by the government’s financial aid package.
15 April 2020: Union reacts to announcements on closures, redundancies and potential merger
12 December 2019: The papers involved were The Herald, The Herald on Sunday, the Glasgow Times, The National and The Sunday National.