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Can a regulated press be a free press?

Can a regulated press be a free press?

Bristol NUJ debate hears from union leader and libertarian free-speecher on eve of Leveson report NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet and former Living Marxism editor Mick Hume both say they want a free press – but they have different views on what it entails. The pair were debating in front of a lively Bristol audience in the union’s […]

Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students

Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students

Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students; Laura-Kate Howells, special award winner. (Photo © Simon Chapman) Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students; Daniel Calver, online winner. (Photo © Simon Chapman) Winners of the 2012 NUJ prize for UWE journalism students; Charlotte Harman, print winner. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Benn Lecture sparks attacks on NUJ

Benn Lecture sparks attacks on NUJ

BRISTOL NUJ’S Benn Lecture later this month on the Leveson Inquiry has been the cause of attacks on the NUJ for allegedly calling for state regulation of the Press. The Sun and Guido Fawkes have both picked up on publicity we put out for the lecture, which features NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet and Mick […]

Mediawise attacks bully boys who fear Leveson will clip their wings

Mediawise attacks bully boys who fear Leveson will clip their wings

OUR forthcoming Benn Lecture on the Leveson Inquiry has stirred a storm of attacks on the NUJ for allegedly backing state regulation of the media. Here Mike Jempson, Director of Bristol-based MediaWise Trust, and Vice Chair NUJ Ethics Council, gives some background – and brings the debate up to date IT WAS inevitable that the bullyboys […]

Stanistreet and Hume to debate Leveson findings in Bristol

Stanistreet and Hume to debate Leveson findings in Bristol

Bristol NUJ presents   Where now for the Press after Leveson?   The Benn Lecture 2012   in conjunction with Bristol Festival of Ideas and UWE   A debate with NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet and Mick Hume, author of There is No Such Thing as a Free Press   Watershed, Bristol, 7pm, Tuesday, November 27th, 2012   Tickets £7/£5 […]