Category - journalism

  • 18 Mar 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.

  • 18 Mar 2013

    As the three large Westminster parties seek a deal to handle the Leveson enquiry proposals on the press, details of a 'dab of statute' compromise are emerging.

  • 17 Mar 2013

    "Media, Faith and State post-Leveson" is the theme of a panel discussion on Tuesday 19 March 2003 in the Martin Hall, Edinburgh University School of Divinity, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2LX.

  • 16 Mar 2013

    When Pope Francis first emerged into the blinking glare of global publicity, most people had little idea who he was, says Simon Barrow. The initial attempts to fill the media void with headlines, soundbites and images still leaves us bereft of deeper understanding. We need time to grow that, and to realise that it is the fruits of action rather than heated rhetoric that will get us closer to the complexity of truth.

  • 13 Mar 2013

    The man who will be the next leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics is Jorge Mario Bergoglio SJ, Cardinal-Archbishop of Buenos Aires.

  • 13 Mar 2013

    As black smoke continued to rise above the Sistine Chapel earlier today, and as speculation bubbled in inverse proportion to the amount of information coming out of the Vatican about the papal conclave (that is, given the secrecy surrounding it, virtually none), journalists were faced with the task of finding something to do to 'keep the story alive'.

  • 22 Feb 2013

    In the face of protests against cuts, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has backed the idea of a six-month moratorium on redundancies at the BBC.

  • 18 Feb 2013

    These are incredibly tough times for quality journalism across Britain, and cuts at the BBC -- the country's flagship broadcaster -- are making things even worse.

  • 5 Feb 2013

    BBC journalists have agreed to a corporation-wide 'work to rule' and strike action over compulsory redundancies imposed by the Corporation.

  • 26 Dec 2012

    Two leading children’s authors have called on Britain’s young people to enter Amnesty International’s Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year competition.