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1110, 2023

Support for free and safe journalism in the public and private sector instrumental for providing the public with timely and trustful information

October 11th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Key Messages From Media Freedom Conference Highlight Importance Of Independent Journalism An independent, pluralist, responsible journalism plays a pivotal role in informed participation, rights enjoyment, and public accountability. That was one of the key messages from the high-level conference in Riga organised by the Council of Europe and the current presidency nation Latvia. The conclusive messages as a result two [...]

1110, 2023

UK and Ireland Secure Host Rights for Euro 2028 in Unopposed Bid

October 11th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

In a significant development for the United Kingdom and Ireland, UEFA has formally confirmed the joint bid of England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland as the host nations for Euro 2028, the 18th edition of the UEFA European Championship. This accomplishment was largely uncontested, as Turkey had withdrawn from the selection process to focus on a [...]

610, 2023

Witness Journalism Is A Vital Weapon Against Disinformation

October 6th, 2023|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Young news consumers need tools to cut through the ‘information swamp’ - NMC CEO The News Media remain a cornerstone of our ability to make sense of the world. While there are significant challenges to the sector, particularly from disruptive technologies, such as AI, professional journalism has every chance of becoming more important in societies. That was the upbeat message from a wide-ranging [...]

510, 2023

Governments must foster respect in society for reliable journalism

October 5th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights today (05/10/23) told a high-level media freedom conference that politicians must avoid fuelling mistrust in good journalism. Dunja Mijatović said: ‘State authorities must refrain from fuelling divisions and distrust of the media. Treating journalists as fair game exacerbates social divisions and fosters a dangerous distrust of the media.’ It was an essential [...]

109, 2023

NMC Welcomes UK Government Announcement on Major and Mega Sport Event Policy

September 1st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Event organisers to engage with News Media and broadcasters ahead of prospective events. The News Media Coalition (NMC) welcomes the ministerial announcement that the UK’s Gold Framework strategic policy on big events has been amended to encourage organisers to involve the news media at the outset to ensure newsgathering at events is able to embrace innovation and fit with changes [...]

1108, 2023

NMC Members Join EPC in Urging AI Regulation for Preserving Editorial Integrity

August 11th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

The European Publishers Council – a Member of the News Media Coalition (NMC) - has joined a creative industry effort in underscoring the importance of collective commitment to safeguarding editorial integrity in the face of advancing AI technologies. The EPC joined other prominent news media companies and industry organisations in publishing an open letter, ‘Preserving public trust in media through [...]