National Union of Journalists
NUJ condemns 'the targeting of those who seek out the truth' following Northern Ireland journalist arrests
Journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey were arrested over the alleged theft of confidential material used in a documentary of British state collusion in loyalist murders
THE NATIONAL UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ) has condemned the recent arrest of two award-winning Northern Irish journalists over the alleged theft of confidential material relating to the 1994 Loughinisland massacre, describing it as an “attack on investigative journalism.”
National Union of Journalists condemns Ruth Davidson's call for RT to be banned
Banning the Russian-funded news organisation would be “an extreme step” and “would put the livelihoods of journalists at risk”
THE NATIONAL UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ) has hit back at Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson’s recent call for the Russian-funded broadcaster RT to be banned in the UK, saying that “journalism and journalists should not be banned”.
Journalists union seeks assurances from political parties following "heavy-handed" #GE2015 treatment
NUJ chief says that election events should not be reduced to "patronising photo-calls"
THE NATIONAL UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ) has sought assurances from political parties that media workers will be granted fair access to General Election events.
The call follows reports of "heavy-handed" treatment of journalists and complaints that attempts by local press to ask questions have been rebuffed at "stage-managed" party events.
The General Election takes place on 7 May, with press conferences, announcements, and briefings taking place on a daily basis.