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Unexpected support for NUJ news plan

IN THE publication From Health Crisis to Good News - a recovery plan for the news industry by the NUJ, our General Secretary Michelle Stanistreet proposes a post-covid-19-crisis stimulus package for the UK media, which cannot be a return to the bad old days of business as usual.

Front cover of NUJ News Recovery Plan, showing a wrecking ball made from a coronavirus; Illustration: Matt Kenyon, NUJ

The front cover of the report

And it's got support from an unexpected quarter. The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party has launched a newspaper recovery plan following discussions with the NUJ's Edinburgh Freelance Branch.

The Freelance awaits with interest a line-by-line comparison between what the Party produces and the NUJ's Plan. Will the Scottish Tories call for full taxation of the internet corporations?

The NUJ has launched a petition through which you can pledge your support today for the NUJ's News Recovery Plan to "create a news industry reimagined". Please sign it here.