• February 18, 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.

  • February 5, 2013

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

  • December 26, 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.

  • December 16, 2012

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

  • December 6, 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).

  • November 15, 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.

  • October 7, 2012

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

  • October 7, 2012

    Illegal and exploitative practices in the press have flourished because of union de-recognition in the 1980s, the National Union of Journalists has heard.

  • April 30, 2012

    Simon Barrow's speech on the need for an official government media inquiry, made to the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), meeting in Inverness from 23-25 April 2012. See notes and NUJ resolution below the text for further details.

  • April 16, 2012

    Since 2000, 55 journalists in Mexico have been killed. Most of them brutally shot or tortured for doing their job. Maria Elizabeth Macia Castro from the city of Nuevo Laredo wrote online under the pseudonym ‘The Girl from Laredo’, reporting the activities of criminal groups in her area. She used Twitter to push the information she uncovered to a wider audience.