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Future News Pilot Fund

The Society of Editors looks into the fund's 'End of programme' report.

The innovation foundation responsible for delivering the £2million Future News Pilot Fund under the government’s Cairncross Review has released a report at the end of its pilot period.  

Nesta’s report sets out four main policy recommendations covering finance, sustainability, local democracy and diversity.

One of the recommendations backs the push for the Treasury to launch a financial rescue package to extend the 100 per cent business rates holiday to news publishers for at least one year.

Continue reading via the Society of Editors.


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