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News items and press releases on Media Ownership.

13 December 2012 NS Raises Regional Press Concerns with Government
17 October 2012 Media Merger Reform: Ofcom Accepts Local Press Concerns
20 June 2012 Measuring Media Plurality
16 May 2012 Queen's Speech Welcomed by Lord Black but Doubts Expressed Over Justice and Security Bill
8 December 2011 Jeremy Hunt Considers Changes to Local Media Merger Rules
1 December 2011 UK Media Regulation is Constraining Growth and 'Drowning' StrugglersMediatel
30 November 2011 Hunt hints at new legislation for local newspaper mergersPress Gazette
25 November 2011 Now Northcliffe Closes Kent PapersGreenslade
4 November 2011 Local Press Highlighted as 'Jewel in UK Creative Industries' Crown' in House of Lords
3 November 2011 Ofcom Issued Stark Warning of Newspaper Closures Over Kent Deal
18 October 2011 OFT Refers KM Group's Proposed Acquisition of the Kent Regional News and Media Newspapers
15 June 2011 Abolition of Local Cross Media Ownership Rules
8 June 2011 Note of Caution Sounded Over Local TV Plans
17 February 2011 Local Cross-media Ownership Rules
15 September 2010 Fordham: Latest Publisher to Take Part in Shott Review
11 August 2010 Ofcom Advises on Abolition of Local Cross-Media Ownership Controls
21 July 2010 Government Plans to Scrap Local Cross Media Ownership Rules by November
9 June 2010 Government Looks at Removing Cross-media Ownership Rules
19 November 2009 Ofcom Recommends Relaxation of Cross Media Ownership Rules
15 June 2009 OFT publishes review of media merger regimeOFT
15 June 2009 Review of the local and regional media merger regime: Final reportOFT
13 May 2009 OFT Report on Local Media Merger Review Delayed
15 April 2009 Digital Economy Bill Plans Being Drawn Up to Ease Media Merger Rules
31 March 2009 Local Media Mergers: Modernising the Approach to Safeguard Industry’s Multimedia Future
10 March 2009 OFT publishes discussion paper on review into local and regional mediaOFT
13 February 2009 OFT Review into Local Media Merger Regime
21 January 2009 Ofcom PSB Report: NS Welcomes More Opportunities for Local Television
8 January 2009 NS Welcomes Reports of Cross-Media Ownership Relaxation