Media news from UK Parliament.
Committee examines whether current local journalism business models are sustainable
Due to other Parliamentary business, the session on sustainability of local journalism will not now take place today as scheduled.
15 June 2022
Media reporting of women in Parliament: Editor of Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday Editor writes to Committee Chair
Edward Verity also committed to appear before the Committee to give further evidence
26 May 2022
MPs hold first session examining sustainability of local journalism
The session will explore the challenges faced by local news organisations and how they should be supported.
13 May 2022
Influencer culture: MPs call for action on advertising and employment rules to protect children and online performers
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee publishes its report on influencer culture
09 May 2022
Government responds to Committee’s report on digital regulation
The Government agrees with the Communications and Digital Committee that more joined up working is needed between various agencies when it comes to regulating the digital space.
28 March 2022
MPs to question Government’s preferred candidate for Ofcom Chair: Lord Grade
He has been announced as the DCMS’s candidate more than two years after his predecessor stepped down
25 March 2022
Digital radio network licences should be renewed automatically under new legislation
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee publishes report on Legislative Reform (Renewal of National Radio Multiplex Licences) Order
18 March 2022
Government responds to Joint Committee’s recommended improvements to Online Safety Bill
Online Safety Bill and Government Response to draft Online Safety Bill's report published.
17 March 2022
Streaming giants give evidence on commitment to Scottish production
The Scottish Affairs Committee explores the media landscape in Scotland
11 March 2022
The impact of body image on physical and mental health examined
Health and Social Care Committee questions guitarist James Brittain-McVey
04 March 2022
MPs to examine challenges facing local news journalism
Committee launches new inquiry on the sustainability of local journalism
14 February 2022
Committee launches new inquiry into BBC future funding
The Communications and Digital Committee launches its new inquiry into the future funding of the BBC.
10 February 2022
Lords debates private members’ bills
Members debate employment rights, online pornography and lowering voting age. Catch up
31 January 2022
Tech minister questioned on influencer regulation
Chris Philp, Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy, will face questions on how the government plans to regulate and protect influencers
28 January 2022
Chair comments on Ofcom Chair appointment deadline extension
Chair Julian Knight MP said the search "would put a reality TV series to shame".
27 January 2022