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Citizenship at last for Bristol NUJ's Sabrina

Citizenship at last for Bristol NUJ’s Sabrina

A LONG-STANDING member of Bristol NUJ has achieved a major ambition after years of struggle to find a place of safety – she has been awarded British citizenship. Sabrina Esuka was a well-known presenter on television in the Democratic Republic of Congo until she was imprisoned an eventually had to flee the country 12 years […]

Judges praise high standard in Bristol NUJ student awards

Judges praise high standard in Bristol NUJ student awards

Prizes have been presented in the annual Bristol NUJ Student Journalism Awards to students at the University of the West of England, with the judge praising the high standard of the entries. One prize is awarded in each year group for journalism students at UWE, from first-year undergraduates to MA level. This year the judges […]

Print is not dead: Bristol NUJ supports journalists' fringe meeting

Print is not dead: Bristol NUJ supports journalists’ fringe meeting

  Print Is Not Dead Fringe Event at National Union of Journalists Delegate Meeting, supported by Bristol Branch NUJ A brief look at how independent hyperlocal and local publishers can thrive in print as well as online 1pm, Saturday, April 16 Room 5, Waterfront Suite Southport Theatre & Convention Centre, Southport NUJ DM runs from […]

Jonathon Porritt holds media to account over climate change coverage

Jonathon Porritt holds media to account over climate change coverage

THE media has failed to convey a true picture of climate change and its implications, renowned environmentalist Jonathon Porritt told a Bristol audience of journalists and members of the public at the University of Bristol. The director of thinktank Forum for the Future and former director of Friends of the Earth was giving the Benn […]

Jonathon Porritt to give NUJ"s Benn Lecture: "Climate Confusion: Let's Blame the Media!"

Jonathon Porritt to give NUJ”s Benn Lecture: “Climate Confusion: Let’s Blame the Media!”

JONATHON Porritt, one of the best-known environmentalists in the UK, is to give Bristol NUJ’s Benn Lecture 2015.   Appropriately in Bristol’s year as European Green Capital he has taken the theme: “Climate Confusion: Let’s Blame the Media!”.   Jonathon Porritt believes this vital issue has never been high enough on the national agenda – with […]