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Journalists' unions unite with plan to save journalism from the tech giant bullies

The National Union of Journalists in the UK and Ireland has joined unions representing tens of thousands of media workers in Australia, Canada and the...

24 February 2021
Media industry must publish its gender pay gap data this spring

The NUJ has called for the media, publishing and communications industries to prove their commitment to equality by publishing their gender pay gaps t...

24 February 2021
NUJ general secretary election 2021

The National Union of Journalists is inviting applications, from members of the union, for the post of NUJ general secretary. 

23 February 2021
Delegate Meeting 2021 

Following the postponement of the NUJ Delegate Meeting following the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, an online conference will now take place in May a...

23 February 2021

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Covid-19 news

Delegate Meeting 2021 

Following the postponement of the NUJ Delegate Meeting following the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, an online conference will now take place in May a...

23 February 2021
Kent Police accused of "flagrant disregard" of journalists' roles

An arrested freelance photographer received a fine a week after his charges were dropped for covering a protest in Folkestone.

18 February 2021
NI assembly call for evidence on media sustainability

NUJ members urged to respond to consultation.

18 February 2021

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Iran International

NUJ condemns execution of dissident journalist

The killing of dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam was a "brutal execution" by the Iranian state.

24 December 2020
BBC journalists express solidarity with colleagues at Iran International

Journalists face unprecedented challenges at Iran International.

07 October 2020
NUJ slams sham redundancy exercise at Iran International

The chapel at the London-based broadcaster says the redundancy exercise was a pretext to force out their rep who has led the recognition campaign at t...

02 October 2020

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Local News Matters

NI assembly call for evidence on media sustainability

NUJ members urged to respond to consultation.

18 February 2021
NUJ joins calls to protect planning notices in local newspapers

Loss of the notices would cost the industry £10m. Proposals to scrap them are contained in the government's Planning for the Future White Paper.

25 September 2020
Bullivant strikers resolve dispute by securing changes at work

The chapel has achieved significant outcomes over the last few months.

18 September 2020

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Industrial news

Scottish and Welsh governments announce new funding for freelances

The NUJ has urged the UK Chancellor to announce the details of the fourth grant for the self-employed now and not as part of his March budget.

12 February 2021
NUJ welcomes government's decision to drop exit payment cap

The union is part of a challenge to the public sector £95,000 cap, which compromised equal pay settlements and undermined collective pay and condition...

12 February 2021
Media Commission to hear NUJ call for recovery plan

The Irish government’s Commission on the Future of Media will consider the NUJ's proposals for media recovery and reform in support of public interest...

11 February 2021

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Journalists' safety news

NUJ condemns graffiti of journalist's name with crosshairs in Belfast

Graffiti across East Belfast this week threatens Sunday World journalist.

13 February 2021
NUJ says government cheerleaders should stop petty, personalised attacks on journalists

The NUJ has responded to a further attack on HuffPost reporter Nadine White, this time by Conservative MP Neil O'Brien.

10 February 2021
BBC journalist threatened for working on documentary about Northern Ireland’s mob leader

IFJ extends support and solidarity to threatened BBC journalist.

09 February 2021

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Union news

NUJ general secretary election 2021

The National Union of Journalists is inviting applications, from members of the union, for the post of NUJ general secretary. 

23 February 2021
Delegate Meeting 2021 

Following the postponement of the NUJ Delegate Meeting following the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, an online conference will now take place in May a...

23 February 2021
Michelle Stanistreet joins TUC executive

The trade union movement agreed today to back the NUJ's News Recovery Plan.

15 September 2020

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Obituaries

NUJ tribute to Katharine Whitehorn

Katharine Whitehorm was egalitarian to the bone, a great columnist and an inspiring trade unionist.

25 January 2021
NUJ pays tribute to veteran activist Guy Thornton

Union reps pay tribute to veteran NUJ activist Guy Thornton who has died suddenly

22 January 2021
David Lorimer, Teesside legend & friend of The Green Howards, dies

One of the real characters of Teesside journalism, proud Yorkshireman and former Gazette chief reporter and news editor, David Lorimer, has died after...

14 December 2020

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