Pioneering study compares abuse of women journalists in UK and Pakistan

A MASTERS student has produced a groundbreaking piece of research comparing violence and other forms of abuse directed at women journalists in Pakistan and the UK. The study by Iqra Iqbal, a student of mass communication at the University of Faisalabad, contains some shocking and surprising statistics drawn from responses by 50 female journalists from each […]

CIJ running Summer Conference in June 2018

The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), which has partnered with the Bristol Cable, is running its Summer Conference in June this year, to be held at London University’s Professor Stuart Hall Building between 28th and 30th June. The event is the UK’s only investigative journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills. A […]

Bristol Trades Union Council events needing your support

Photo by Robin Whitlock Bristol Trades Union Council (BTUC) are holding two events which they are encouraging people to support if you can. On Saturday 28th April, International Workers Memorial Day will be observed with a march from the Unite offices at Tony Benn House in Victoria Street to the Memorial Plaque in Castle park […]

UWE to hold distinguished address by Trinity Mirror Chief Executive on 7th February

Simon Fox, Chief Executive of Trinity Mirror, is to deliver an hour-long lecture on the subject of The importance of professional journalism in a post-truth world at the Bristol Business School Building at UWE’s Frenchay Campus on 7th February 2018. The lecture will take place at 6.30pm, preceded by a reception commencing at 6pm. There […]

Bristol Cable event to assess the crisis of local journalism

The Bristol Cable is running a local event on 1st March 2018 assessing the present state of local journalism. The event will run between 6.30pm and 9.30pm at Hamilton House, in Bristol’s Stokes Croft district, and features Gareth Davies, a veteran local journalist who used to be employed by The Croydon Advertiser but who now […]

Standards rising in annual Bristol NUJ student awards

A HEALTHY crop of entrants for the annual journalism awards for students at the University of the West of England saw standards rising once again, particularly for the new media entries. Highlights for the judges included the bold and purposeful website constructed by third year student Alicia Brooks on contraception. Titled Contra, it took an […]