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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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| October 23, 2019 | 1 Comment

NO STONE UNTURNED The story of two journalists who named suspects in the killing of six people. But the killers weren’t arrested – the journalists were. Watershed, 6.30pm, November 18, 2019 Film and Q&A with Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey Presented by Bristol NUJ Watch the trailer: No Stone Unturned Pictured: Barry McCaffrey and Trevor […]

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Bristol journalists condemn closure of Greek broadcaster

| June 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

JOURNALISTS gathered outside BBC Bristol on Friday to mount a protest with members of the city’s Greek community and protest group Real Democracy Bristol against the closure of Greece’s public service broadcaster ERT. NUJ members protested around the UK last week with several demonstrations outside BBC offices against the chilling effect of the shutdown, which […]

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Huge opportunities revealed at community journalism conference

| January 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

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 […]

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Stanistreet and Hume to debate Leveson findings in Bristol

| November 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Bristol NUJ presents   Where now for the Press after Leveson?   The Benn Lecture 2012   in conjunction with Bristol Festival of Ideas and UWE   A debate with NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet and Mick Hume, author of There is No Such Thing as a Free Press   Watershed, Bristol, 7pm, Tuesday, November 27th, 2012   Tickets £7/£5 […]

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