Category - NUJ

  • January 7, 2015

    The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) joined in international condemnation of the killings of media staff at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo

  • November 17, 2014

    There are now just under two weeks to go for entrants for the first Jan Fairley Award, sponsored by the the National Union of Journalists and supported by The Scotsman newspaper. The deadline is midnight on Sunday 30th November 2014.

  • March 15, 2014

    'The Scottish Media, the Referendum and Beyond' is the title of an important meeting to be held at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace EH1 2JL, at 7.30pm on Monday 17 March.

  • February 18, 2014

    An award for newer arts journalists with an Edinburgh connection and an international outlook has been established in memory of a writer who was a passionate campaigner for human rights, a lifelong promoter of world music, and had strong connections with Latin America.

  • January 13, 2014

    The extent of public concern about the government's controversial Lobbying Bill, which lets off corporate lobbyists but threatens to gag NGOs and unions, is seen in the extraordinary response to the petition backing Lord Harries' amendments, launched only late last week.

  • January 1, 2014

    After a thoroughly enjoyable New Year's Eve in Edinburgh (a ceilidh at St James' Leith, and then a view of the city's fine fireworks celebrations), connecting with the broadcast, digital and print media this morning was a thoroughly depressing experience.

  • November 17, 2013

    On Monday 18 November 2013 the two Edinburgh branches of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) will be meeting together to look at representations of Islam in the media.

  • October 12, 2013

    The National Union of Journalists has called on the government and industry to agree a conscience clause for journalists in the final version of the Royal Charter.

  • March 19, 2013

    A cross-party agreement to introduce a new press regulator to supplant the discredited Press Complaints Commission has been given a guarded welcome.

  • March 18, 2013

    Tonight, as the Lords vote on Leveson amendments, I have been taking part in a lively discussion, with expert input, hosted jointly by the two National Union of Journalists branches in Edinburgh.