• 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 29, 2013

    A high profile Colombian investigative journalist is in the UK to launch a new report about the systematic use of sexual violence in Colombia’s armed conflict.

  • November 17, 2013

    As pressure mounts on the Sri Lankan government to investigate war crimes, its response, along with that of its supporters at home and abroad, has been to try to discredit all critics.

  • 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.

  • November 1, 2013

    It has now been confirmed that Ecumenical News International (ENInews) will not outlive the drastic financial reductions imposed by its two main sponsors, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), writes Michel Kocher, a journalist, director of Médias-pro in Lausanne, a member of the World Association of Christian Communication (WACC), and former president of ENInews.

  • 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.

  • October 12, 2013

    Hacked Off, the campaign against abuses by the press, has welcomed the advent of an independent structure of regulation.

  • September 3, 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.

  • August 12, 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?

  • August 12, 2013

    Religion and the News is the title of a book published at the end of last year (2012), co-edited by Professor Jolyon Mitchell, who is taking part in tonight's 'Faith and the Media' conversation at St John's Church, Edinburgh, 6-7.30pm, as part of Just Festival.