Bristol NUJ holds successful ‘Local News Matters’ event featuring exciting panel debate

Bristol NUJ is pleased to report a successful Local News Matters event held on 24th March at The Watershed. A panel of  9 Bristol media representatives discussed the issues in an exciting debate chaired by Bristol NUJ chair Paul Breeden, followed by questions from an audience that included several local Bristol MPs, Bristol Metro Mayor […]

Bristol NUJ and Bristol Cable agree to collaborate on police secret communications issue

Bristol NUJ and The Bristol Cable have agreed in principle to further investigate the risks posed to journalists by surveillance technology being deployed by Avon & Somerset Police and other police forces nationally. The technology, known as an IMSI-catcher, acts as a ‘fake cellphone tower. When deployed, mobile communications devices connect with it, enabling the […]

Students urged to enter Bristol NUJ prize scheme 2017

STUDENT journalists at UWE were urged this week to put their work forward for the Bristol NUJ award scheme as the final prize to last year’s students was presented. Jade Evans was presented with her cheque for £50 as the winner of the Level 1 prize in the 2016 competition. Every year Bristol NUJ awards […]

Citizenship at last for Bristol NUJ’s Sabrina

A LONG-STANDING member of Bristol NUJ has achieved a major ambition after years of struggle to find a place of safety – she has been awarded British citizenship. Sabrina Esuka was a well-known presenter on television in the Democratic Republic of Congo until she was imprisoned an eventually had to flee the country 12 years […]

Judges praise high standard in Bristol NUJ student awards

Prizes have been presented in the annual Bristol NUJ Student Journalism Awards to students at the University of the West of England, with the judge praising the high standard of the entries. One prize is awarded in each year group for journalism students at UWE, from first-year undergraduates to MA level. This year the judges […]

Vigils for Charlie Hebdo victims in Bristol and Cardiff

  VIGILS FOR CHARLIE HEBDO VICTIMS IN BRISTOL AND CARDIFF THIS WEEKEND Dear Colleagues, Bristol vigil There is a vigil in Bristol today Saturday 10 January to show support for the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris. People are asked to gather today at 2pm in the centre of Bristol outside Hippodrome.  Families […]