Making a Difference

Making a Difference is a showcase of agenda-setting investigations, campaigns and scoops from national, regional and local news brands demonstrating the power of original news content. The annual Making a Difference award sees members of the public vote for their favourite campaign from the past year during Journalism Matters week, the NMA’s campaign to highlight the immense value journalism creates for our society.

The Inverness Courier

Vape-Free Youth

The Northern Scot

Moray Maternity

The Inverness Courier

Dual The A9

The Evening Standard and Independent

On The Breadline

The Northern Echo

Put In A Pound For Poverty

The Daily Telegraph

The Lockdown Files

The Bolton News

Save Bolton Hospice

The Daily Mirror

Free School Meals for All

The Daily Mirror

Defibrillators Save Lives

Newsquest North West

No Hungry Kids This Summer

The Daily Express

Complete the Circuit


Formula For Change

The Oban Times

Invest in the West

The Sun

Baby, Bank On Us

Yorkshire Evening Post

United Against Abuse

The Guardian

Carbon Offsetting

Kent Live

More Safe Routes For Refugees Petition

The Times

Cold Comfort

The Chronicle (Newcastle)

Stop Knives Taking Lives

The Camden New Journal

In Our Own Words

The Daily Mirror

Fair Care For All

The Evening Standard

Plug It In

The Northamptonshire Telegraph

Save Corby Community Centres


Save Britain’s Rivers

The West Midlands Express and Star and Shropshire Star

‘Our NHS Crisis’

The Evening Standard and Independent

Skill Up Set Up

National World

Save Our Sussex

The Telegraph

Duty Of Care

Bristol Live

Bristol Rent Crisis

Birmingham Live


The Camden New Journal

Ukraine CNJ Van


Essex Against Knives

Express & Star and Shropshire Star

Feed A Family

The Greenock Telegraph

Time to Talk

The Hereford Times

Save the Wye

Liverpool Echo

Whose Side Are You On?

Manchester Evening News

Rochdale Freehold Estate

The Northern Echo

When Will This End?

The Northern Echo

Your Money Matters

The South Wales Argus

Don’t Ditch Dragons

The Times

The Times Education Commission

The Sun

Squeeze Team

The Sun

Jabs Army 2

The Sun

Give It Back

The Guardian

The Uber Files

The Guardian

The Pegasus Project

The Guardian

Pandora Papers

The Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday and MailOnline

Mail Force: The Ukrainian Refugee Appeal