Turkish journalist and human rights reporter Umit Ozturk is the NUJ Brighton & Sussex branch meeting's guest speaker at 19.00 on Wednesday 27 July at the Craft Beer Company, Upper North Street, Brighton. He will talk about the threats against freedom of press in Turkey.
Four Pound Film Club: the NUJ Salford & Manchester branch will be screening Men at Lunch on Wednesday 27 July, at the Three Minute Theatre, Afflecks Arcade, 35-39 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JG. More details on the NUJ website.
Blacklisting, Bullying, Whistleblowing & Police Surveillance: the Blacklist Support Group is holding a two-day event starting noon Friday 16 September at the University of Greenwich. Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, and John Hendy QC will join a range of speakers including union leaders, politicians and activists. Put these dates in your diary, more details to follow.
Go Google: the NUJ is hosting two free half-day workshops run by Google News Labs which will demonstrate how to use Google tools to research, report and present a story. It will cover advanced search and image search, maps, Google trends and will introduce you to video and creating short formats.
Sign up for the workshop at Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL, onTuesday 6 September 2016 from 11.00-15.30 on the Eventbrite site.
Sign up for the workshop in Cardiff on Tuesday 25 October from 11:00 to 15:00 at the Chapter Arts Centre, 40 Market Road, Cardiff CF5 1QE on the Eventbrite site.