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15 October 2014: Nicholas Jones, who reported on the miners' strike for the BBC, explains key events and why broadcasters and journalists were accused of becoming cheerleaders for Margaret Thatcher.
6 October 2014: BBC team filming protests on the Turkish-Syrian border were attacked as they were leaving. Turkish police fired two tear gas canisters towards them from close range.
18 September 2014: The NUJ, IFJ and EFJ have joined calls for a thorough and immediate investigation to be carried out into an attack on a BBC news team in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan.
11 September 2014: Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary said: "We’re pleased that common sense has prevailed and that a sensible solution has been negotiated following talks with Tony Hall."
9 September 2014: Delegates backed motions calling for a government-commissioned inquiry into the future of local papers and campaigns to defend the BBC and atypical workers' rights.
1 September 2014: In the ballot, 86.9 per cent of members voted for action short of strike action, and 73.6 per cent of members voted for action including strike action.
7 August 2014: The NUJ and sister unions have started to ballot members across the corporation on the same day an employment tribunal found the BBC's former technology chief was unfairly dismissed.
5 August 2014: NUJ members voted for the new offer of £800 for those earning below £50,000 and £650 for those earning above.
30 July 2014: Hiring from outside at the same time as making long-serving staff redundant is beyond stupid, says Michelle Stanistreet, general secretary.
18 July 2014: A strike scheduled for the first day of the Commonwealth Games has been called off, as management returned with a new offer on pay.