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Public meeting - 30th anniversary of Wapping dispute

What better way to start the new year than to revisit an old battle? As part of the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Wapping dispute a public meeting will be taking place on Thursday 14 January at the Tower Hamlets Local History Library (see PDF). If you arrive early you will be able to take a look around the exhibition about the dispute which is currently on display at the library.

In 2011, Spokesman Books published Bad News: The Wapping Dispute by John Lang and Graham Dodkins with a foreword by Tony Benn.  The book details the industrial dispute by some 5,000 workers sacked by four of Britain's national newspapers, The Sun, News of the World, The Times and The Sunday Times, all of which were owned by Rupert Murdoch's News International Limited. 

More information about the title can be found on our website.

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