Archive for July, 2011

Appeal for donations from the Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom

VICTORY in the battle over standards of reporting and ethics in the UK’s media may at last be in sight following widespread public anger over the phone hacking scandal allegedly operated by titles in Rupert Murdoch’s News International empire, the Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom heard (writes Chris Youett). The Campaign’s annual meeting on […]

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Job vacancy – part-time communications consultant

The Alliance of Religions and Conservation, based near Bath, is a secular charity that works with faiths on environmental issues. We have a vacancy in our small but friendly comms team. Excellent writing, interpersonal and research skills required.

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Message from Tolpuddle: Rebellion is coming!

The weather wasn’t kind but the South West TUC staff dismantling the stages after this weekend’s Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival have good reason to feel pleased with this year’s union bash.

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BBC Bristol Strike News

THE BBC’s flagship news programmes were taken off the air nationwide and in Bristol today as journalists at the region’s biggest broadcasting centre staged a one-day strike.

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Murdoch the cause of BBC Redundancies?

| July 14, 2011

As thousands of journalists are preparing for a 24-hour strike tomorrow (July 15) to fight compulsory redundancies being imposed by BBC management the NUJ have called for re-examination of News Corp’s involvement in the matter. Strike Information Tomorrow sees the first BBC national strike over the issue of compulsory redundancies by management in order to […]

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