Call to write to MP over local news
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to help save local independent news publishers – of which Wokingham. Today is one.
Research has found that independent news providers – known as hyperlocal titles – are the most trusted source of news in the media. But more than 95% of them have received zero support from the Government during the pandemic.
The ICNN (Independent Community News Network) is asking readers to send an email to their MP to lobby culture secretary Oliver Dowden to agree a funding package for the independent press. To add your voice, log on to bit.ly/ SupportThe95