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2805, 2023

Publishers and Editors refusing to sign up to Conservative Party Conference in ‘draconian’ fees row

May 28th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

A row has broken out between the Press and the Conservative Party over plans to charge for media attendance at the governing party’s annual conference. National, regional and international newsrooms are refusing to sign up to the Conservative Party’s Autumn Conference following the decision by the party to implement a fee for reporting on the event. Editors regard the fee [...]

1805, 2023

UK Government Commits to Press Freedom

May 18th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Secretary of State pledges to ensure journalists can do their jobs effectively in a changing information world. Lucy Frazer, Secretary of State for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) today told a major conference that growing Press Freedom was a priority of the UK government. ‘If we want a thriving media sector in the future - our focus [...]

1105, 2023

Newsroom initiatives boost women’s sport journalism

May 11th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

A number of news organisations have taken initiatives to increase coverage of women’s sport and to give support to women who wish to work in that field of journalism. In addition, said Andrew Moger, CEO of the News Media Coalition, editors were playing their role in prompting debate about gender issues within sport through news coverage and opinion-forming articles. Moger [...]

1005, 2023

AFP video journalist killed in Ukraine

May 10th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tributes made to Arman Soldin ‘who was devoted to his craft’ The killng of video coordinator Arman Soldin while working on the Ukrainian war front line for Agence France-Presse has led to renewed recogntion of the dangers faced by journalists. Soldin died when he and AFP colleagues came under fire - while with a group of Ukrainian soldiers – from [...]

1005, 2023

Threat to Original Journalism: Initiative Calls for Imaginative Approach to Sustain the Field

May 10th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tina Brown, former editor of Vanity Fair, has warned that in-depth reporting, particularly investigative journalism, is at risk. News outlets are reducing their spending on original reporting in favour of cheaper materials, and as a result, renowned organizations such as BuzzFeed and Vice are downsizing their newsrooms, she said. Despite a current "golden age" of investigative journalism, with outstanding examples [...]

905, 2023

Sky Sports Secures Record £935 Million Broadcasting Deal with EFL for 2024-2029 Seasons

May 9th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

The English Football League (EFL) has secured a record-breaking £935 million broadcasting deal with Sky Sports for the five-year period from the 2024/25 to 2028/29 seasons. The deal covers over 1,000 matches per season, a record for any club football agreement. The package consists of £895 million in guaranteed payments and £40 million in marketing benefits. The new contract signifies [...]