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

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

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 […]

Left-right: Paul Breeden, Bristol NUJ; Jade Evans Level 1 winner; John Curzon, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, UWE; (Photo © Simon Chapman 2016).

Students urged to enter Bristol NUJ prize scheme 2017

STUDENT journalists at UWE were urged this week to put their work forward for the Bristol NUJ award scheme as the final prize to last year’s students was presented. Jade Evans was presented with her cheque for £50 as the winner of the Level 1 prize in the 2016 competition. Every year Bristol NUJ awards […]

Bristol NUJ Christmas Gathering 2016

Bristol NUJ Christmas Gathering 2016

It’s the time of year to make merry and so on, so I hope you’ll be able to join us for an NUJ Christmas get-together on Wednesday December 14th. This year we’ll be at the King William ale house in King Street, more or less opposite the Old Vic theatre but if you need directions […]

Jonathon Porritt holds media to account over climate change coverage

Jonathon Porritt holds media to account over climate change coverage

THE media has failed to convey a true picture of climate change and its implications, renowned environmentalist Jonathon Porritt told a Bristol audience of journalists and members of the public at the University of Bristol. The director of thinktank Forum for the Future and former director of Friends of the Earth was giving the Benn […]

Winners announced for Bristol NUJ student prize

Winners announced for Bristol NUJ student prize

STUDENTS on journalism courses at the University of the West of England have been told the winners in the annual Bristol NUJ student awards. Prizes are given to the best pieces of investigative work by students in each year at UWE – first, second, third and MA level. Each is given a £50 prize – […]