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2505, 2021

News Media invites UEFA to push for Media Freedom in Belarus

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

UEFA to monitor ongoing human rights issues in host country Fears for the safety of journalists and their ability to report freely in Belarus during a planned UEFA football championship have increased following the detention of a prominent dissident editor. The Women's Under 19 European Championship is still scheduled to be hosted in 2025 by Belarus whose military authorities this [...]

2005, 2021

Lord Black calls on Big Tech to pay fair share for news

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

Reliable journalism is experiencing dire revenue shortages and is increasingly under threat, said Lord Black of Brentwood during a parliamentary debate in London. In particular, Lord Black emphasised the need to regulate tech platforms and to create a level playing field. On the one hand, stating that the exemption for news media publishers in the Online Safety Bill is crucial [...]

1905, 2021

Journalism safeguarded in European measures to combat sports video piracy

May 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The full European Parliament has decided to accept proposals that journalism must be safeguarded within measures to stop the scourge of digital piracy of live sport footage. The News Media Coalition (NMC) has been at the forefront of attempts to persuade legislators to recognise the vital role of news publishers and news agencies in giving visibility to sport events and [...]

1605, 2021

NMC Welcomes Manchester United U-turn On Banning News Agencies

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

Manchester United has reversed its decision to ban two highly-respected international news agencies from sending photographers to Old Trafford. The sudden ban, notified via the News Media Coalition (NMC), would have stopped Thomson Reuters and Agence France Presse sending professional photographic images to news publishers and news websites around the world as normal. The two news agencies had been banned [...]

1205, 2021

Australian government funding for AAP hailed as boost to democracy

May 12th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

A funding pledge of $15 million in the federal government’s budget is a welcome endorsement of the vital role the Australian Associated Press, the nation’s only independent newswire, plays as a key piece of democratic infrastructure. AAP provides content to hundreds of newspapers, websites, TV and radio stations, many of which are in regional areas and could not each send [...]

1005, 2021

NEWS MEDIA IS A MAJOR DRIVER FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

May 10th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

  NMC Director tells UNESCO forum professional journalism is valuable to sport and society Headlines from around the world driving debate on sport and society Society including dominant sectors such as the sports industry need a viable News Media to help bring about positive social change, Andrew Moger, the Director of the News Media Coalition (NMC), told a [...]