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BBC pensions dispute: NUJ members to strike

BBC pensions dispute: NUJ members to strike

SEVENTY per cent of NUJ members at the BBC have rejected its latest pension proposals, in a ballot result which means plans for a series of strikes and other industrial action are going ahead, with the threat of a Christmas walkout on the cards.

Equal Pay Day, 2nd November: sign up here!

Equal Pay Day, 2nd November: sign up here!

The NUJ is encouraging members to sign the Fawcett Society’s equal pay petition and organise events or workplace activity on Equal Pay Day – this coming Tuesday.

Northcliffe set to swing jobs axe yet again

Northcliffe set to swing jobs axe yet again

A new round of redundancies is expected at Bristol News & Media – the second set of job losses this year and the fourth in four years.

Confessions of Anton Vowl, a (not so) anonymous blogger

Confessions of Anton Vowl, a (not so) anonymous blogger

Anton Vowl was one of the country’s most well-regarded bloggers – but only a few people knew who he really was.
That all changed at the Newsfutures blogging event last weekend, co-organised by Bristol NUJ.

Weekend blogging event hits the news...

Weekend blogging event hits the news…

….and the blogosphere. Thoughts and reports about last weekend’s events, ‘What’s the Blogging Story?’, when hacks and hackers discussed, debated, and – sometimes – agreed: Roy Greenslade in the Guardian: “It will take some time before there is a unity of thought, and journalistic action, that weds the old with the new, the professionals with the […]