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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 […]

Can a regulated press be a free press?

Can a regulated press be a free press?

Bristol NUJ debate hears from union leader and libertarian free-speecher on eve of Leveson report NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet and former Living Marxism editor Mick Hume both say they want a free press – but they have different views on what it entails. The pair were debating in front of a lively Bristol audience in the union’s […]

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 […]