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The demise of the Nottingham (Evening) Post

The beginning of March saw the publication of Audit Bureau of Circulations figures, which showed the sales of regional daily papers. Nearly all of these papers are suffering from falling circulation, but the biggest faller is local rag the Nottingham Post.

Media Student gets his seized tape back

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Friday 2 December 2011

Good news! It has been returned to him.

On 21st November, a police officer had seized a video tape from media student Lewis Stainer while he was covering events around the occupation camp in Market Square.  The police claimed they could seize it under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 [section 19] since it contained 'evidence' of crime.

 

Student photographer hassled by Notts Police

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On Monday 21st November, Lewis Stainer, a student photographer covering the occupation in Market Square, witnessed the arrest of someone from the camp. He attempted to video the arrest and was promptly intimidated into handing over the video tape. After pressure from the National Union of Journalists and extensive publicity Notts Police agreed to hand back the video footage.

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Notts TUC: Campaign against BBC cuts in Notts

"Presenters from BBC TV and radio have joined a campaign to stop cuts local BBC services. They'll be speaking out at a public meeting later this month, which is designed to highlight the effects of the budget savings being proposed by BBC bosses...

"[A] meeting takes place at the New Mechanics, North Sherwood Street, Nottingham on Wednesday 30th November at 7pm. People can also follow the camp…

NCC LOLs: Hate Speech on Post website

"The Nottingham Post website comment moderators are guilty of a serious lapse of judgment at the moment, regularly allowing disgusting hate speech comments despite them being reported. In fact, they are more likely to remove posts challenging the hate speech while leaving the original post online." (NCC LOLs)

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

May 16, 2011 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

June 20, 2011 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

July 18, 2011 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

August 15, 2011 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

September 19, 2011 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

October 17, 2011 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

April 18, 2011 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields.

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

February 21, 2011 19:30

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields, Nottingham.

Nottingham Indymedia meeting

January 17, 2011 19:30

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Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Forest Fields, Nottingham.

BBC coverage of Ratcliffe Trial

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The BBC have outdone themselves with their report on the opening of the Ratcliffe trial, claiming, "More than 1,000 people took part in the protest at the Nottinghamshire plant." (I append a screenshot in case they get around to correcting the article.)

Nottinghamshire Police Media Guidelines

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Years after their issue to all serving police officers in Nottinghamshire, I am still finding that most officers don't know of their provison or of the nature of agreements already made with police management.