Category - journalists

  • 18 Feb 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.

  • 24 Jan 2014

    Asylum Aid has published a new report entitled Dividing Lines: Asylum, the media and some reasons for (cautious) optimism.

  • 1 Jan 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.

  • 12 Oct 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.

  • 4 Sep 2013

    Religion | Newswriters in the USA is inviting journalists in the United States to apply to its Lilly Scholarships in Religion Program. The scholarships give full-time journalists up to $5,000 to take any college religion courses at any accredited institution at any time.

  • 12 Aug 2013

    That's an interesting and tantalisingly ambiguous question. Are we talking about the appearance of beliefs in an increasingly multi-platform world, the question of belief or otherwise in media values and performance, or some combination of the two?

  • 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.

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Iran must release journalists being held solely for carrying out their legitimate work, Amnesty International has said after raids on newspaper offices.

  • 16 Dec 2012

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

  • 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.