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Workers Memorial Day in Bristol

Workers Memorial Day in Bristol

Workers Memorial Day was on Sunday 28 April.  There was a gathering for all faiths and none at the Cathedral, College Green from 1pm to 2pm, and then a wreath laying at the Workers’ Memorial Plaque in Castle Park at 2.30pm. Speakers included the NUJ’s General Secretary Michelle Stanistreet.  Journalists are among those workers killed […]

Bristol Branch NUJ in detail

Bristol Branch NUJ in detail

Bristol branch takes care of some 350 NUJ members across the region, including members from the BBC, ITV, the local papers, freelances, exiled journalists, students, PRs and online workers.

Investigating how gender bias continues in the media

Investigating how gender bias continues in the media

A trendy Gloucester road art gallery is filled with women flicking through stacks of old magazines. They’re scrutinising cleavages and comparing the merits of Nutz and Zoo in the name of feminist activism. The Representations of Women in the Media project (“Reps” to its friends”) will enter its third year in November. This grassroots volunteer project takes place in Bristol to investigate how women are misrepresented in the media and provides guidance to support more realistic representations.