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.”
PR firm linked to 'Project Fear' struck off by trade body over racially divisive campaign
Bell Pottinger sanctioned for ‘exploiting racial tensions’ in South Africa
BELL POTTINGER, a PR firm which the UK Government paid for media interventions during the Scottish independence referendum, has been expelled by trade body over a South African election campaign.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) ruled that the successful London PR firm engaged in activities which “brought the PR and communications industry into disrepute” and expelled the firm for a minimum of five years.
“Muslim problem” column prompts demand for inquiry on media racism
Journalist union calls for stronger approach to preventing racism in print
THE Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) is under pressure to launch an inquiry following an outcry over an “inflammatory” column by a board member.
NUJ condemns Roosh V's 'fascist' tactics after columnist Cat Boyd is targeted
Details of writers and journalists, including columnist Cat Boyd, have been posted online by 'neomaculinist' Roosh V supporters
THE National Union of Journalists has condemned the targeting of journalists by anti-feminist blogger Daryush Valizaeh after UK-based writers, including Glasgow-based columnist Cat Boyd, were named in online posts.
NUJ condemn Roosh V's 'fascist' intimidation tactics against journalists
Details of writers and journalists, including columnist Cat Boyd, posted online by 'neomaculinist' Roosh V supporters
THE NATIONAL Union of Journalists has condemned the targeting of journalists by anti-feminist blogger Daryush Valizaeh, after UK-based writers, including Glasgow-based columnist Cat Boyd, were named in online posts.
Workers pass vote of no confidence: 'We won't be "click-bait" journalists'
Trinity Mirror management admit to cutting back on standards
JOURNALISTS in the Trinity Mirror group, with major titles such as the Daily Record and the Daily Mirror, have passed a motion of no confidence in management for trying to impose 'click-ability' individual audience targets on their work.
The workers, who are based in Birmingham and Coventry, are also under threat of redundancy, with Trinity Mirror announcing 19 jobs to go in Birmingham and six in Coventry.
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.