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2211, 2021

AP’s Michael Giarrusso takes on bigger global role

November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Michael Giarrusso, vice-chair of the News Media Coalition (NMC), is to become The Associated Press’s deputy head of global news gathering for global beats including Sports, Entertainment, Health and Science, Business and Religion. Since 2013, Michael has served as AP’s global sports editor and has been a leading force at the AP on diversity and inclusion efforts, including co-leading the [...]

1811, 2021


November 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

DCMS team looking at mega events over next 10 years UK Sport Minister Nigel Huddleston MP today (Thursday, 18/11/21) explained the government's approach to a UK-Ireland FIFA 2030 World Cup and acknowledged the importance of the news media at big events. Kevin Brennan MP, Labour PM for Cardiff West, asked the minister: ‘Does the government have the needs of the [...]

2010, 2021

NMC Calls For News Reporting At Major Events To Be Protected

October 20th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Andrew Moger, the chief executive of the News Media Coalition, has told MPs that existing arrangements for hosting major events in the UK fail to safeguard news reporting. He told a parliamentary select committee hearing that bidding processes for sporting events, such for football world cups and European championships pay insufficient regard to the subsequent needs of news media and [...]

2609, 2021

Slovenian Minister Joins NMC In Emphasising Power of News Media In Sport

September 26th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Simona Kustec,  Slovenian Minister of Education, Science and Sport, told a high-level conference on Friday 24 September that the media, including traditional news media has great value in relation to sport and promoting healthy lifestyles of citizens. She was speaking in Bled at the Slovenian Presidency’s flagship event on sport policy, attended by senior EU policy makers, academics, representatives of [...]

1609, 2021

Sports Highlights Use Covered by Fair Dealing, UK government

September 16th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

The UK government has made clear that the online use of short extracts of copyright-protected broadcasters’ sports content by other news providers and journalists is subject to fair dealing exceptions in the UK copyright act. In answering a question posed by Julian Knight MP – who is Chair of the DCMS Committee - the UK government confirmed that the online [...]

3107, 2021

News Media Invite Rangers To Recognise Value of News Exposure

July 31st, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Rangers football club have been urged to stop “imposing charges for journalism” after outlining their new media policy. PA Media Reporter The Scottish champions have refused to grant access to the vast majority of reporters and photographers for today’s cinch Premiership opener against Livingston. Although they say that decision is a one-off based on Covid restrictions, newsrooms have been told [...]