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512, 2022

NEWS REPORTING OF SPORT WILL TO SHRINK WITHOUT CHANGE

December 5th, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Sport organisers commercial rights need new balance with Press Freedom - NMC The News Media Coalition (NMC) on November 30, 2022 received support within the Council of Europe for exploring how best to safeguard news operations related to sport. Andrew Moger, Chief Executive of NMC, described the changing landscape which makes independent news reporting of sport even more important. He [...]

2810, 2022

Reappointed UK Sports Minister Stuart Andrew MP supports an independent football regulator

October 28th, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Stuart Andrew MP has been reappointed as Sports Minister by the new UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, following Liz Truss' departure from No 10. Prior to his appointment by Liz Truss it was lead to be believed the MP for Pudsey would take charge of the independent football regulator that was recommended by the Report "Independent Fan-Led Review of Football [...]

2810, 2022

Doubts on Winter Olympics 2026 CEO as new Italian government takes firmer grip

October 28th, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

According to Giovanni Malagò, Milan Cortina 2026 President as well as President of the Italian National Olympic Committee and an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, the main change is that the CEO of the OCOG (Organising Committee of the Olympic Games) will now be appointed by the Italian Prime Minister after consultation with our stakeholders and the territories - the [...]

2610, 2022

Prominent Minister’s Backing For Press Freedom

October 26th, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

  ‘Vital government plays its part in healthy media landscape’ - Gove Michael Gove, cabinet member of the Rishi Sunak government, yesterday delivered a trenchant personal commitment to Press freedom. He said: ‘What keeps politicians honest, what keeps democracy alive, what ensures that this country works, and is a country of which we can be proud, is free speech and [...]

1910, 2022

Senior official at the Council of Europe recalls the importance of media freedom in sport 

October 19th, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Patrick Penninckx, Head of the Information Society Department, at the Council of Europe was a guest speaker at the News Media Coalition's Annual General Assembly at the Agence France-Presse headquarters in Paris. Penninckx was in a panel discussion with the Chair of the News Media Coalition's Public Policy Committee - Alex Stepney - who is Head of Policy and Public [...]

1910, 2022

EU Promises Recommended Action Against Sport Footage Piracy

October 19th, 2022|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Sport, broadcasting and culture sectors today (19/10/2022) were offered a limited step forward in their attempts to tackle piracy of valuable footage from live events. The European Commission  announced that it will propose a ‘recommendation’ in its next policy programme on how rights owners of footage could act. The EU plan is for a non-binding text instead of a tool [...]