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Covid conspiracy theories – what’s a journalist to do?

| April 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

‘It’s easy as journalists to feel a responsibility to people who are genuinely concerned, and seem to have found some “worrying evidence” that they want explored. The problem is that if you enter a discussion with a conviction that there is a smoking gun to be found, then you will find it.’

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Bristol NUJ response to the Covid-19 crisis

| March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Compiled by Robin Whitlock The information put out by the NUJ directly to help journalists during the crisis can be found here. The top concern for many freelances will be how they can get help from the Chancellor’s scheme, announced yesterday, for grants to the self-employed. The NUJ’s advice on the freelance scheme can be […]

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Students hear about the advantages of joining the NUJ

| December 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

JOURNALISM students at the University of the West of England heard about the benefits of being part of the world’s largest union for media workers when Bristol branch’s chair and secretary dropped in on a lecture. First-year students were told by chair Paul Breeden that students can join the NUJ for a one-of fee of […]

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Shocking revelations about state collusion in NI killings – and the persecution of journalists who exposed it

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

TWENTY FIVE years after the Loughinisland massacre of six men as they watched a World Cup match on TV in a Northern Ireland bar, the man named as their killer continues to go about his life running a pest control firm in Northern Ireland. Even more astonishingly, he is still living with his wife, who […]

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| October 23, 2019 | 1 Comment

NO STONE UNTURNED The story of two journalists who named suspects in the killing of six people. But the killers weren’t arrested – the journalists were. Watershed, 6.30pm, November 18, 2019 Film and Q&A with Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey Presented by Bristol NUJ Watch the trailer: No Stone Unturned Pictured: Barry McCaffrey and Trevor […]

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