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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 [...]

907, 2021

Centre for Sport and Human Rights Appoints New Directors, from the world of sport and human rights

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

On 8 July, The Centre for Sport and Human Rights (CSHR) appointed a nine-person Board of Directors as it marks the transition to an independent non-profit organisation, based in Geneva. Now established as a Swiss association, CSHR’s governing Members are the Government of Switzerland, the Commonwealth Games Federation, the International Organisation of Employers, the International Trade Union Confederation, the World [...]

106, 2021

The Press Help Grow Our Sport and Profile

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Tennis Stars Value The Role of the Independent News Media The tennis legend Billie Jean King, who is an advocate for social justice and equality, has praised the role of the Press in boosting the game of tennis. As a result, professional athletes have a ‘responsibility to make ourselves available to the media.” “In our day, without the press, nobody [...]

106, 2021

NMC CEO Recalls That Media Freedom In Sport Is Daily Challenge

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Sport organisers commercial rights cannot determine Press Freedom Andrew Moger, Chief Executive of the News Media Coalition (NMC), told participants at a major European policy forum which included sport policy makers and representatives from Council of Europe Member States that the News Media must have the fullest possible opportunities for newsgatherers to witness events to create their own content to [...]