Artificial Intelligence for Journalists: tools to help trigger new story ideas. London Freelance Branch will discuss Artificial Intelligence and how its tools can help journalists, rather than putting them out of a job on Monday 12 November in London. Find out who is speaking and how to book your free ticket on the NUJ website.
What is the media’s role in reporting poverty accurately? This joint Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies and NUJ Training Wales session on Thursday 8 November will tackle the challenging issue of poverty. It will be an invaluable opportunity for journalists, media organisations, public bodies and the Welsh third sector. For more details and to book your free ticket go to the Welsh training website.
No Stone Unturned: showing of the film and Q&A with journalists/film makers Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney in Dublin on Monday 12 November. For more information and to book your ticket, go to the NUJ website.
Inside Investigative Journalism: how can it pay the bills for a freelance? London Freelance Branch is hosting an evening session on Thursday 29 November in London with expert investigative journalists Meirion Jones and Paul Lashmar. To find out more and to book your place, go to the NUJ website.
Radical Manchester: on Saturday 10 November at the Three Minute Theatre, Afflecks Arcade, 35-39 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JG, the Mary Quaile Club and NUJ Manchester and Salford branch will celebrate two events of 1907, the opening of the Manchester Gaiety Theatre and the founding of the NUJ. John Harding, author of Staging Life: The Story of the Manchester Playwrights will talk about how Annie Horniman, tea heiress and suffragist, opened the country’s first repertory theatre in the city. Tim Gopsill, joint-secretary of the NUJ's London Freelance Branch, will talk about Harry Richardson, founding member of the NUJ, and reflect on the lives of journalists today. Entrance is free. Advance bookings for seats can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org For more information go to the event’s website.
Benefit gig for the NUJ exiled journalists' network: come and enjoy a night of music, stand-up and spoken word on Saturday 17 November with some of Manchester's top local artists. All profits will go towards supporting the NUJ's exiled journalists' network. Go to the NUJ website for line-up and more details.
National unity demonstration against fascism and racism: this TUC-supported demonstration in London on Saturday 17 November, starting at 12 noon, will be a public statement against the rise of racist and xenophobic attacks directed against some of the most vulnerable members of our communities. Find out more on the TUC website.
The Scottish Trades Union Congress is supporting Stand up to Racism on Saturday 25 November in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Assemble at 10.00 at St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, and 10.30 at Glasgow Green, Greendyke Street, Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5DB. More details are available on the Unison website.
Reclaim the Night, Newcastle: with nearly half a million adults sexually assaulted in England and Wales each year and one in five women aged 16 - 59 having experienced some form of sexual violence, the Northern TUC is asking women to join those around the world on Saturday 24 November to mark the United Nations International Day to End Violence Against Women - and take back the night. Go to the TUC website for more details.
Trump, Putin & the Great Brexit Robbery: join this Byline event for an evening of cross-party discussion, revelations, updates and calls to action with investigative journalist Carole Cadwalladr and MPs Tom Watson and Damian Collins, chaired by journalist Peter Jukes and with special guests on Tuesday 27 November in London. Find out more on the Eventbrite website.