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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 […]

Local News Matters! Bristol's newsgatherers get together

Local News Matters! Bristol’s newsgatherers get together

BRISTOL NUJ brings the city’s major and not-so-major newsgatherers together on March 24 for Local News Matters – part of the union’s national campaign to emphasise the importance of a healthy local news industry. Representatives of the Bristol Post, the BBC, ITV West Country, Bristol 24/7 and the Local Voice Network are among those taking part […]

Cable brings a fresh new voice to Bristol's media

Cable brings a fresh new voice to Bristol’s media

THE fourth edition of ‘The Bristol Cable’, the city’s new investigative magazine, hit the streets in July 2015.. Produced every two months by a publishing co-operative which already has some 400 members, it promises to fill an important gap in the local news market. And it boasts a interactive online edition too. The latest issue looks […]

Mediawise to move out of UWE

Mediawise to move out of UWE

THE journalism ethics charity MediaWise is severing its connection with the University of the West of England after eight years. It is moving closer to the city centre at Unit 303, Deben House, 1-5 Lawrence Hill, Bristol BS5 0BY. MediaWise www.mediawise.org.uk provides information, advice, research and training on media ethics in the UK and internationally. The charity […]