Meetings

News Journalism in Wales

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 14/01/2021 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4.1)

4.1 Correspondence from the Llywydd on the impact of COVID on journalism

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Meeting: 26/09/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 7)

7 Read all about it - inquiry into news journalism in Wales: Consideration of Welsh Government response

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Minutes:

7.1 Committee Members considered the Welsh Government’s response.


Meeting: 10/01/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 News Journalism in Wales: Consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

  • Draft Report

Minutes:

2.2 Members considered the report.


Meeting: 30/11/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 News Journalism in Wales: Consideration of Consultation Responses

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Meeting: 26/10/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 7)

7 News Journalism in Wales: Key Issues Paper

Supporting documents:

  • News Journalism in Wales: Key Issues Paper

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the paper and decided to consult the public on the new proposed budget allocation to News Journalism.


Meeting: 12/10/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 8)

8 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence from Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure

Hywel Owen, Media Policy Team Leader, Welsh Government  

Paul Kindred, Senior Policy Analyst, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

  • Research Brief

Minutes:

8.1 Witnesses answered Members’ questions.

8.2 The Cabinet Secretary said he would provide the Committee with a copy of the letter he sent to the BBC regarding the BBC Local journalism plans.

8.3 The Cabinet Secretary said he would send the Committee a note on the Welsh Government statutory notices.

8.4 The Cabinet Secretary said he would ask the Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language to write to the Committee on Welsh Language Journalism.


Meeting: 12/10/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 News Journalism in Wales: Additional Evidence from Google

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Meeting: 28/09/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 13

Alan Edmunds, Editorial director for Trinity Mirror Regionals.

Alison Gow, Editor in Chief (Digital) Trinity Mirror Regionals.

Supporting documents:

  • Research Brief

Minutes:

2.1 Witnesses answered Members’ questions.


Meeting: 20/09/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 5)

5 News Journalism in Wales: Additional Evidence

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Meeting: 20/09/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 12

Douglas McCabe, CEO and Director of Publishing and Tech for Enders Analysis – by video link

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Minutes:

2.1 Witness delivered a presentation via video link and then answered questions from Members.


Meeting: 20/07/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 11

Rob Taylor, Editor, Wrexham.com

Graham Breeze, Partner at MyTown Media Ltd, owners of online sites MyWelshpool and MyNewtown

Supporting documents:

  • Research Brief

Minutes:

2.1 Witnesses responded to the questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 12/07/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 10

Paul Rowland, Editor-in-chief, Trinity Mirror South Wales

Richard Gurner, Caerphilly Observer

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Minutes:

2.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

2.2 Committee Members agreed to write to witnesses with further questioning.


Meeting: 06/07/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 5)

5 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 9

Rachel Howells, Editor, Port Talbot Magnet

Thomas Sinclair, Editor, Pembrokeshire Herald

 

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Minutes:

5.1 Apologies were received from Thomas Sinclair, Editor, Pembrokeshire Herald.

 

5.2 Rachel Howells responded to questions from Members of the Committee


Meeting: 06/07/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 7

Llion Iwan, Head of Content and Distribution, S4C

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Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 06/07/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 4)

4 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 8

John Toner, NUJ National Organiser for Wales and Freelancer

Nick Powell, Member of the NUJ’s Welsh Executive Council and NUJ Father of Chapel (FoC) of ITV Wales

Martin Shipton, Member of the NUJ’s Welsh Executive Council and Chair of the NUJ’s Trinity Mirror Group Chapel

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Minutes:

4.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

 

4.2 The NUJ agreed to provide additional evidence relating to an economic model for Committee Members to consider.


Meeting: 22/06/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence session 6

        Phil Henfrey, Head of News and Programmes, ITV Cymru Wales

        Zoe Thomas, Content Editor, ITV News Cymru Wales

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Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Committee Members.


Meeting: 22/06/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence session 5

        Daniel Glyn, Station Manager, Made in Cardiff

        Peter Curtis, Station Manager, Bay TV (Swansea Limited)

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Minutes:

2.1 Daniel Glyn, Station Manager, Made in Cardiff did not attend.

2.2 Peter Curtis responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 14/06/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 4

Professor Elin Haf Gruffydd-Jones, Professor of Media and Creative Industries, Aberystwyth University

Ifan Morgan Jones, Lecturer in Journalism, Bangor University

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Minutes:

2.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.

2.2 Elin Haf Gruffydd-Jones agreed to send background information on journalism models in Basque and Finland.

2.3 Committee Members agreed to write to witnesses with further questioning.


Meeting: 14/06/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 News Journalism in Wales: Additional written evidence from Enders Analysis

Evidence from Douglas McCabe, CEO, Enders Analysis.

 

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Meeting: 14/06/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

3 News Journalism in Wales: Additional Evidence from Dr Andy Williams and Emma Meese, Cardiff University

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Meeting: 24/05/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 Consultation Responses: News Journalism in Wales

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Meeting: 24/05/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 3)

News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 2

Dylan Iorwerth, Editorial Director, Golwg

Robert Rhys, Chair, Barn

Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 24/05/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 2)

2 News Journalism in Wales: Evidence Session 1

Emma Meese, Centre Manager, Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University

Dr Andy Williams, Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism, Media, and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University

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Minutes:

2.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 05/04/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee (Item 7)

7 Local Media and News Journalism: Scoping Paper

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Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed the scoping paper.