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305, 2022

Ricardo Zuniga announced as new global sports editor for Associated Press

May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Associated Press' senior leadership announced in a memo to staff that Ricardo Zuniga is returning to Associated Press from ESPN, where for the last 4 years he worked as deputy director for the Americas. Before joining ESPN, Ricardo spent 20 years at AP in the United States and Latin America, leading Latin American and Spanish sports coverage. Speaking about Ricardo's previous [...]

2904, 2022

Chair of DCMS committee in House of Commons comments on Broadcasting White Paper

April 29th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Plans in a new broadcasting white paper published on Thursday will - according to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) - boost domestic public service broadcasters (PSBs) which develop talent and skills, drive growth in the creative industries and deliver distinctive, diverse British content. Commenting on the publication by the Government of a Broadcasting White Paper, DCMS [...]

2204, 2022

FIFA launches its own streaming service

April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker, Uncategorized|

FIFA+ - the streaming service of FIFA - will broadcast over 29,000 men’s matches and more than 11,000 women’s matches from 100 member associations across all six confederations by the end of this year. At launch, 1,400 matches will be livestreamed each month. FIFA+ will also show all past FIFA World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup that were recorded [...]

104, 2022

News Media Coalition make a submission to public consultation on the European Media Freedom Act

April 1st, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

In the submission, the News Media Coalition calls on the European Commission to use the European Media Freedom Act as a tool whereby the organisers of major events (be it a state or non-state entity) have to consider the needs of the independent news media when determining bidding processes, echoing the messages communicated to the UK Digital, Culture, Media and [...]

3103, 2022

UK government study to understand the safety of journalists in the UK

March 31st, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

The Society of Editors has shared with the the News Media Coalition a survey - commissioned by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport - that is asking journalists in the UK  to share their experiences of online abuse, physical threats and harm in an online survey with research to be used by the government to improve protections. In order [...]

1603, 2022

UK Inquiry Backs NMC Policy on Major Sport Events

March 16th, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

The News Media is vital to sport and future mega-events must take account of the needs of news operations. This is one of the main conclusions of a UK Parliamentary Inquiry which took evidence from the News Media Coalition (NMC). Published today (16/03/22), the report from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee – chaired by Julian Knight MP - states [...]