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Defamation and court reporting


Saturday 30 November 2013

11.00 - 16.00

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Criminal Courts of Justice, Parkgate Streeet, Dublin 8.


The event is free and is open to all members throughout Ireland. It is being hosted by the NUJ's four Dublin branches.

There will be four speakers at the seminar, each addressing a different topic, and each session will last an hour. There will be a Q&A session at the end of each speaker's presentation.

The speakers and topics will be:

Séamus Ó Tuathail, SC: The Defamation Act.

Bernie Grogan, Deputy Press Ombudsman: The Defamation Act, Court Reporting and the Office of the Press Ombudsman.

Liam Ryan, Production and Design Editor, The Irish Times: Captions, Headlines and Court Reporting.

Gerry Curran, Media Relations Officer, The Courts Service of Ireland: Practical Tips for Court Reporting and Avoiding Contempt.

NUJ members wishing to reserve their place at the seminar must email before Thursday, November 28 at 5.00 pm. Places will be allocated on a first come, first reserved basis.

This event is for NUJ members only. Please consider joining the NUJ if you would like to attend this event.

Further details and contact information

Ian McGuinness

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