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NUJ proposes windfall tax on tech groups to support news media through Covid-19 crisis

Friday 17 April 2020 | 15:59 CET | News
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the UK government to impose a windfall tax on technology giants to help fund a News Recovery Plan, designed to sustain the press and media through the Covid-19 pandemic.

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