Archive for April, 2017

Bristol NUJ holds successful ‘Local News Matters’ event featuring exciting panel debate

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bristol NUJ is pleased to report a successful Local News Matters event held on 24th March at The Watershed. A panel of  9 Bristol media representatives discussed the issues in an exciting debate chaired by Bristol NUJ chair Paul Breeden, followed by questions from an audience that included several local Bristol MPs, Bristol Metro Mayor […]

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Bristol NUJ and Bristol Cable agree to collaborate on police secret communications issue

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bristol NUJ and The Bristol Cable have agreed in principle to further investigate the risks posed to journalists by surveillance technology being deployed by Avon & Somerset Police and other police forces nationally. The technology, known as an IMSI-catcher, acts as a ‘fake cellphone tower. When deployed, mobile communications devices connect with it, enabling the […]

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