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Regional news coverage suffers as BBC closes most of its district offices

30 March 2017: A NUJ survey has revealed that the BBC has closed more than 20 district offices in the past 10 years.

NUJ in Irish parliament to discuss FOI legislation

6 February 2013: The NUJ will appear before a parliamentary committee on Wednesday 6 February 2013 to discuss major changes to freedom of information legislation in Ireland.

Welsh assembly to investigate media job cuts

26 July 2011: The Welsh Assembly is to launch an investigation later this year in response to widespread job cuts in newspapers and broadcasting.

1,000 postcards defending BBC licence fee delivered to government

5 November 2009: The NUJ has delivered 1,000 postcards to the UK government protesting against proposals to hand a slice of the TV licence fee to commercial companies.

Leeds strikers take local media message on tour

1 April 2009: Striking Yorkshire journalists are touring London media workplaces this week to put the case for defending regional journalism and to drum up solidarity.

Publisher breaks ranks with media groups on mergers

1 April 2009: A leading newspaper entrepreneur has told the Office of Fair Trading of his "total objection" to his fellow publishers' call for the relaxation of media monopoly rules.

Trade unionists in south west back fight to save media jobs

31 March 2009: Trade unionists in the south west of England have joined the fight to save journalists’ jobs in the region.

Manchester councils urged to advertise in local media

30 March 2009: A cross-party coalition of Greater Manchester politicians and trade unionists has urged the area's 10 councils to support their region's media by placing more public notices and council advertisements in local newspapers.

Government to call local media summit

19 March 2009: The UK government has agreed to call a summit on the future of the regional media – just one day after it was suggested by the NUJ.

BBC and ITV accused of bad faith over plans to share facilities

12 March 2009: Bectu and the NUJ have accused the BBC and ITV of bad faith after they said a memorandum of understanding has been reached which would allow the BBC to share its regional news facilities with ITV.

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