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Bristol NUJ response to the Covid-19 crisis

Bristol NUJ response to the Covid-19 crisis

Compiled by Robin Whitlock The information put out by the NUJ directly to help journalists during the crisis can be found here. The top concern for many freelances will be how they can get help from the Chancellor’s scheme, announced yesterday, for grants to the self-employed. The NUJ’s advice on the freelance scheme can be […]

Students hear about the advantages of joining the NUJ

Students hear about the advantages of joining the NUJ

JOURNALISM students at the University of the West of England heard about the benefits of being part of the world’s largest union for media workers when Bristol branch’s chair and secretary dropped in on a lecture. First-year students were told by chair Paul Breeden that students can join the NUJ for a one-of fee of […]

NO STONE UNTURNED The story of two journalists who named suspects in the killing of six people. But the killers weren’t arrested – the journalists were. Watershed, 6.30pm, November 18, 2019 Film and Q&A with Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey Presented by Bristol NUJ Watch the trailer: No Stone Unturned Pictured: Barry McCaffrey and Trevor […]

Bristol Cable event to assess the crisis of local journalism

Bristol Cable event to assess the crisis of local journalism

The Bristol Cable is running a local event on 1st March 2018 assessing the present state of local journalism. The event will run between 6.30pm and 9.30pm at Hamilton House, in Bristol’s Stokes Croft district, and features Gareth Davies, a veteran local journalist who used to be employed by The Croydon Advertiser but who now […]

Standards rising in annual Bristol NUJ student awards

Standards rising in annual Bristol NUJ student awards

A HEALTHY crop of entrants for the annual journalism awards for students at the University of the West of England saw standards rising once again, particularly for the new media entries. Highlights for the judges included the bold and purposeful website constructed by third year student Alicia Brooks on contraception. Titled Contra, it took an […]