Covid conspiracy theories – what’s a journalist to do?

| April 23, 2020 | 1 Comment

‘It’s easy as journalists to feel a responsibility to people who are genuinely concerned, and seem to have found some “worrying evidence” that they want explored. The problem is that if you enter a discussion with a conviction that there is a smoking gun to be found, then you will find it.’

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Prizes for winning students in Bristol NUJ journalism scheme

| July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

WINNERS of the 2019 Bristol NUJ student journalism prizes were given their awards today. Students from every year of the journalism courses at the University of the West of England (UWE) are rewarded annually by the Bristol Branch of the NUJ, with a £50 prize in each year for the best features, layouts, news stories, broadcasts or […]

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

| September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Bristol film premiere of One Rogue Reporter presented by Bristol NUJ

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Bristol NUJ presents The 2014 Benn Lecture The Bristol premiere of  ONE ROGUE REPORTER Creator and star Rich Peppiatt – a “recovering tabloid hack” – presents his film and anwsers questions 7.30pm Friday November 21st The Cube Microplex, Dove Street South, Bristol BS2 8JD Tickets £7 on the night, £5 concessions and NUJ members. Cash only at the Cube […]

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First award in 2014 Bristol NUJ Student Prizes

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

THE first of this year’s Bristol NUJ student awards has been presented to UWE student Rachael Clarke following her graduation ceremony. Rachael won the third year prize for her comprehensive 15-minute film discussion of the recycling scene in the Bristol area. She was congratulated by Bristol NUJ branch chair Paul Breeden after the graduation ceremony […]

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