Tag: Bristol Cable

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

| April 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

‘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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Bristol NUJ and Bristol Cable agree to collaborate on police secret communications issue

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bristol NUJ and The Bristol Cable have agreed in principle to further investigate the risks posed to journalists by surveillance technology being deployed by Avon & Somerset Police and other police forces nationally. The technology, known as an IMSI-catcher, acts as a ‘fake cellphone tower. When deployed, mobile communications devices connect with it, enabling the […]

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