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Newspaper cutbacks mean less investigation, Suzanne Moore tells Benn Lecture

Newspaper cutbacks mean less investigation, Suzanne Moore tells Benn Lecture

by Robert Buckland Journalists need to hold those in power to account, but newspaper owners’ cutbacks in recent years mean there are fewer specialist reporters to do that, Mail on Sunday and Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore told the annual Benn Lecture in Bristol on Friday 26th November. At the same time, major changes in technology […]

Bristol set to become UK’s third ‘city of sanctuary’

Bristol set to become UK’s third ‘city of sanctuary’

Bristol NUJ backs call for city of sanctuary for refugees and asylum seekers

Suzanne Moore

Suzanne Moore to give 2010 Benn Lecture

Mail on Sunday columnist, Facebook personality, feminist, author, award-winning journalist and editor, and Independent candidate for Hackney North & Stoke Newington in this year’s General Election, Suzanne Moore gives Bristol’s fifth annual Benn Lecture on the state of the media.

NUJ suspends Bristol NUJ strike

NUJ suspends Bristol NUJ strike

BBC NUJ reps have voted by 51-1 to suspend a strike planned for Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 November, meaning that staff at BBC Bristol will not be taking action.

Do bloggers need a union?

Do bloggers need a union?

Do bloggers need the NUJ? Bristol freelance writer and blogger explores the advantages of union membership and asks if they apply to bloggers