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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 […]

Arab Journalism and Reporting Women

Arab Journalism and Reporting Women

By Iqbal Tamimi Iqbal attended the Reporting Women event with the support of Bristol NUJ I FEEL like I have been hit by a blind lorry of ink and my soul is hovering few inches above the ground. This is not a description of a bad accident or an after death experience, rather my way […]

Huge opportunities revealed at community journalism conference

Huge opportunities revealed at community journalism conference

By Paul Breeden Tuesday, January 16, 2013 I’VE SEEN the future – and it’s hyperlocal. An exaggeration perhaps. But you’d understand my enthusiasm if you’d been at today’s conference on community journalism at Cardiff University, which filled me with optimism about journalists taking control of at least part of our depleted profession. Almost 150 participants […]

Benn Lecture sparks attacks on NUJ

Benn Lecture sparks attacks on NUJ

BRISTOL NUJ’S Benn Lecture later this month on the Leveson Inquiry has been the cause of attacks on the NUJ for allegedly calling for state regulation of the Press. The Sun and Guido Fawkes have both picked up on publicity we put out for the lecture, which features NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet and Mick […]

Mediawise attacks bully boys who fear Leveson will clip their wings

Mediawise attacks bully boys who fear Leveson will clip their wings

OUR forthcoming Benn Lecture on the Leveson Inquiry has stirred a storm of attacks on the NUJ for allegedly backing state regulation of the media. Here Mike Jempson, Director of Bristol-based MediaWise Trust, and Vice Chair NUJ Ethics Council, gives some background – and brings the debate up to date IT WAS inevitable that the bullyboys […]