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1304, 2021

Andrew Dowsett appointed as NMC Chair

April 13th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

The News Media Coalition (NMC) has appointed Andrew Dowsett as its new Chair, with immediate effect, following a decision of the NMC Board last week. Andrew is Chief Operating Officer of the PA Media Group, the parent company of PA Media (PA), the national news agency for the UK and Ireland. He has been instrumental in progressing PA Media Group’s [...]

904, 2021

Media excluded from IPL as COVID worsens in India

April 9th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Owing to the health and safety concerns, media personnel will not have access to the Indian Premier League, which starts today (09/04/21). In a statement, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which owns the IPL said it recognises the high interest in the league but had to arrange for the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 to be [...]

604, 2021

Clive Milner steps down as NMC Chairman

April 6th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

The News Media Coalition’s Chairman Clive Milner has decided to step down from the role after being associated with the NMC for more than ten years. This will take immediate effect and means the Board of the NMC will now put in place arrangements for a new chairman of the organisation, which comprises major news publishers and national and international [...]

2303, 2021

COVID accelerating restrictions on newsgathering at news events

March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Recognition of the high value of independent journalism is in danger of being undermined across all spheres of news-gathering, a major news media conference heard today (23/03/21). In addition to existing and increasing restrictions on newsgatherers, the pandemic has provided governments and the organisers of other news events with an opportunity to further limit access to venues and access to [...]

1903, 2021

David Grevemberg joins Centre for Sport and Human Rights

March 19th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

David Grevemberg The former Commonwealth Games Federation CEO David Grevemberg has joined the Centre for Sport and Human Rights as its Chief Innovation and Partnerships Officer. David was at the CGF for more than six years and during that time he established himself as one of the most thoughtful and progressive figures within the sports movement, integrating human [...]

803, 2021

From Taiwan to the Caribbean, news agencies and news publishers combine to bring cricket to the world.

March 8th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Front and back pages of news websites and newspapers in many countries were filled with images captured by sports news photographers working for independent international news agencies as part of their investment in cricket coverage in India last week (March 2021). The well-established global network of each of the news agencies (Associated Press, Agence France Presse, Getty Images, and [...]