Tag: NUJ

Bristol students win first NUJ prizes

| July 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

Bristol NUJ has rewarded three city graduates with cash prizes in what is hoped will be an annual award scheme for journalism students at the University of the West of England. The trio – Daniel Calver, Charlotte Harman and Laura-Kate Howells  – were each presented with cheques for £50 by branch chair Paul Breeden at […]

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Leveson challenged to quiz police chief on Jo Yeates case

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

HOURS before Bristol sees six leading media figures discuss the future of press regulation, media journalist Roy Greenslade has challenged the Leveson Inquiry to investigate how the Sun got some of its ‘exclusives’ during the Jo Yeates case. It is already common knowledge that several newspapers blackened the name of Jo Yeates’ landlord, Christopher Jefferies, […]

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BRISTOL HOSTS MAJOR DEBATE ON THE FUTURE OF THE MEDIA ON MARCH 16th – PLUS EXCLUSIVE FILM SHOWING

| February 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

HARD PRESSED: Two events on the future of the media, March 16th, 2012 By Bristol NUJ and Bristol Festival of Ideas, supported by MediaAct and Mediawise Hacked to bits: Restoring public trust in journalism  The 2012 Benn Debate, 7.30pm Friday March 16th, Arnolfini, Bristol. Tickets £6.50 and £5.00 concessions and NUJ members The reputation of journalism […]

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NUJ condemns “outrageous” reader poll on which presenter should lose job

| October 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

THE Bristol branch of the National Union of Journalists has condemned as “outrageous” a reader poll by the Bristol Evening Post which asks readers to vote on which of two TV weather presenters should lose their job in BBC cutbacks.

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Columbian journalist accuses UK of funding terror

| April 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Money from the UK government intended to fight money laundering in Columbia is instead being used to fund intimidation of journalists, the NUJ is told

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