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BBC strike, Bristol, 28 March 2013

BBC strike, Bristol, 28 March 2013

BBC staff on strike at BBC Bristol with supporters, 28 March 2013.

New members signed up at Bristol NUJ freelance session

New members signed up at Bristol NUJ freelance session

  Bristol NUJ’s ‘How to be a Freelance’ session on Saturday August 18 was a huge success, with several participants who arrived as non-members of the union saying they would sign up for membership.   The two-hour session introduced those new to freelancing with a host of ideas on how to find work, practical issues […]

Five minutes to midnight: End in sight for regional papers?

Five minutes to midnight: End in sight for regional papers?

As the stripped down Post prepares to shed more than a third of its staff this week in the latest round of redundancies, is the death knell sounding for regional daily newspapers? Chris Oakley, former editor of the Liverpool Echo and owner of the Birmingham Post and Mail and then the Yorkshire Post, certainly thinks […]

Devastating cuts at the Bristol Evening Post

Devastating cuts at the Bristol Evening Post

Mass redundancies are once again proposed at the Bristol Evening Post where up to 19 journalists – more than a third of staff – are at risk as the paper scraps its Saturday edition and drops ‘Evening’ from the title. At the same time, Venue magazine will cease appearing in print; some Venue listings and […]

BBC Bristol Strike News

BBC Bristol Strike News

THE BBC’s flagship news programmes were taken off the air nationwide and in Bristol today as journalists at the region’s biggest broadcasting centre staged a one-day strike.