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UK Government still reluctant to support independent news

As happened during the first national lockdown, local restrictions threaten to undermine the already fragile sustainability of the independent news…

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The public good independent news publishers are doing needs to...

This article was previously published on the Behind Local News website If the internet and social media created the perfect…

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The Caerphilly Observer issues rallying cry to beat second lockdown

The headline of the current issue of the Caerphilly Observer reads: ‘Let’s do this’. It is, of course, referring to…

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Editor looks back on 15 years of title as bitternepark.info...

As ICNN member bitternepark.info celebrates its fifteenth birthday, editor Guy Phillips looks back on how it all started, at some…

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Independent news publishers in Scotland launch Government-backed public health campaign.

Today (20/08/20) our members in Scotland have launched a three-week advertising partnership with the Scottish Government and supported by ICNN.…

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ICNN has issued over 80 membership cards since the start...

The day the lockdown came into effect it became apparent that members of ICNN needed identification to perform their roles…

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My Welshpool celebrates its 10th birthday

ICNN member My Welshpool is celebrating a decade of delivering news to the Welshpool area by welcoming back advertisers after…

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Midlands publisher wins first-ever ICNN Website of the Year award

Birmingham Updates has been announced as the first-ever winner of the ICNN Independent Community News Website of the Year at…

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Scottish Conservatives launch newspaper recovery plan

The recovery plan will support local journalism and local newspapers through additional funding streams, support national media with additional Scottish Government advertising spend.

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Scottish investigative journalism co-op secures $260,000 philanthropic grant

ICNN member The Ferret, Scotland’s only investigative journalism co-operative, has received a $260,000 grant to secure its future in the…

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Public Interest News Foundation launches COVID-19 Emergency Fund for independent...

The Public Interest News Foundation (PINF) has launched the COVID-19 Emergency Fund for independent news publishers affected by the COVID-19…

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95% of independent news outlets have received zero support from...

It has been six weeks since Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced lockdown measures and still there has been no package…

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