Bristol NUJ response to the Covid-19 crisis

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 […]

Students hear about the advantages of joining the NUJ

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]