Category - media

  • 19 Dec 2012

    Yesterday evening, an ever expanding group of sick and disabled people, carers and families launched an e-petition demanding an independent, cumulative review of the impact of changes to the welfare and benefits system.

  • 16 Dec 2012

    Journalist and human rights defender Anna Politkovskaya, known for her critical reports from Chechnya, was gunned down in back in 2006.

  • 11 Dec 2012

    The World Council of Churches wants young communication professionals to work for its upcoming 2013 Assembly in the Republic of Korea.

  • 6 Dec 2012

    The London book launch of a new multi-author volume, 'Religion and the News' takes place with a Faith and Public Life seminar at Westminster Abbey this lunchtime (Thursday 6 December 2012).

  • 2 Dec 2012

    Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the full implementation of the Leveson inquiry findings, just three days after they were unveiled.

  • 30 Nov 2012

    The Leveson inquiry reveals the need to shine an independent light on the workings of the newspaper industry, say respondents to the new report on press standards.

  • 30 Nov 2012

    The Leveson report has been a long time coming. Since 1949 there have been five inquiries into the operation of the press in Britain. On each occasion, we have heard the same kind of outcry against independent scrutiny from media barons, a narrow band of newspaper pundits and politicians who serve the rich and powerful.

  • 29 Nov 2012

    Look out for live tweets from the 'Occupy the Issues' conference and seminar in Edinburgh today, beginning at 100.00am. These can be followed @simonbarrow on Twitter, using hashtags #occupy and #occupyissues.

  • 15 Nov 2012

    The Religion Newswriters Foundation, the charitable arm of the Religion Newswriters Association (RNA) in North America, is encouraging journalists to apply to its Lilly Scholarships in Religion Program. The scholarships give full-time journalists in the USA and Canada (only) up to US$5,000 to take any college religion courses at any accredited institution at any time.

  • 7 Oct 2012

    Speakers from the English Gypsy and Irish Traveller Movement have addressed a National Union of Journalists' conference meeting about Leveson.