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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


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 [...]

505, 2021

NMC Backs Recognition Of Video Journalism About Sport

May 5th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

JURI Committee publishes final report on challenges of sports events organisers, to be soon debated in European Parliament The JURI (Legal) Committee of the European Parliament has published its final report (find here)  with recommendations to the Commission on challenges of sports events organisers in the digital environment  - and included a crucial safeguard for news media. The report spearheaded [...]

2804, 2021

Pressure Grows on Social Media To Act On Abuse

April 28th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

More organisations support football’s boycott of platforms as news publishers highlight concerns Efforts aimed at stamping out racism and discrimination on social media platforms have gained momentum. Following the decision of English football to boycott social media over a key weekend of action, a number of organisations outside of soccer have decided to take a stand. English and Welsh cricket [...]

2804, 2021

IPL Show Goes On Amid COVID

April 28th, 2021|Categories: Home News Ticker|

Event organisers tell players they are putting smiles on faces of those suffering. The Indian Premier League which is scheduled to run until May 30th has faced criticism for continuing despite the worsening COVID crisis in India – leading to one major publisher in the country deciding to suspend coverage of the event. The New Indian Express and a sister [...]