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NUJ Extra, the union’s welfare charity, and the George Viner Memorial Fund (GVMF), which provides bursaries to journalism students from Black and ethnic minority backgrounds, each received £7,000.
Union’s Disabled Members’ Council calls the UK’s government's decision a sick April Fool’s joke.
Despite a desperate campaign to save the Union Learning Fund which each year supported around 200,000 workers with skills training and career development, Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary, has pulled the plug on the £12m funding.
Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said: “The NUJ has warned political parties across the UK against using the Covid-19 regulations as a way of restricting the reporting of events, campaigns, photocalls and press conferences.
Commenting on the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report, Frances O’Grady, TUC general secretary said:
In these exceptionally volatile circumstances, in which protests can be expected to continue, in Bristol and elsewhere, the NUJ has issued additional advice to members on staying safe.
The union has expressed concern at the behaviour of some police officers towards the media covering recent protests in Bristol.
Happy birthday SEISS – but many freelances left out of the Covid-19 scheme will not be celebrating today
Friday 26 March marks the anniversary of the government’s Covid-19 aid package for freelances.
More than 50 leaders of journalists’ unions and associations across Europe have today written to European governments and heads of state to express their deep concerns about the intensification of repression in Belarus.
Facebook must publish editorial guidelines which appear to allow users to call for the death of public figures
The National Union of Journalists has called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to publish full details of editorial guidelines which the union says raise "fundamental questions about the standards set by Facebook in the treatment of a wide range of public figures and people who may find themselves in the public spotlight".