Assembly journalist team 'not Pravda' idea
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Welsh Assembly journalism idea 'to engage with public'

Journalists should be employed by the National Assembly for Wales in response to cuts in coverage by conventional media, according to a report.

A taskforce chaired by ex-Welsh Government minister Prof Leighton Andrews has made the recommendation.

It examined ways of improving the assembly's digital news and information and increasing public awareness.

It suggests employing a small team of journalists along with "an experienced, impartial editor".

Prof Andrews said it was not about a Pravda-style operation but engaging with the public better.

  • 21 Jun 2017
  • From the section Wales
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