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Pioneering study compares abuse of women journalists in UK and Pakistan

Pioneering study compares abuse of women journalists in UK and Pakistan

A MASTERS student has produced a groundbreaking piece of research comparing violence and other forms of abuse directed at women journalists in Pakistan and the UK. The study by Iqra Iqbal, a student of mass communication at the University of Faisalabad, contains some shocking and surprising statistics drawn from responses by 50 female journalists from each […]

First awards presented in Bristol NUJ student competition

First awards presented in Bristol NUJ student competition

BRISTOL NUJ has announced the winners of the 2018 Student Prizes run in conjunction with the journalism department at the University of the West of England. An impressive standard was observed from al four years of entry but the best piece submitted by any young journalist this year was Matthew Sterling’s ‘Peace in Belfast’. Matthew […]

CIJ running Summer Conference in June 2018

CIJ running Summer Conference in June 2018

The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), which has partnered with the Bristol Cable, is running its Summer Conference in June this year, to be held at London University’s Professor Stuart Hall Building between 28th and 30th June. The event is the UK’s only investigative journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills. A […]

Bristol Trades Union Council events needing your support

Bristol Trades Union Council events needing your support

Photo by Robin Whitlock Bristol Trades Union Council (BTUC) are holding two events which they are encouraging people to support if you can. On Saturday 28th April, International Workers Memorial Day will be observed with a march from the Unite offices at Tony Benn House in Victoria Street to the Memorial Plaque in Castle park […]

UWE to hold distinguished address by Trinity Mirror Chief Executive on 7th February

UWE to hold distinguished address by Trinity Mirror Chief Executive on 7th February

Simon Fox, Chief Executive of Trinity Mirror, is to deliver an hour-long lecture on the subject of The importance of professional journalism in a post-truth world at the Bristol Business School Building at UWE’s Frenchay Campus on 7th February 2018. The lecture will take place at 6.30pm, preceded by a reception commencing at 6pm. There […]