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Aspiring young writers in Scotland are invited to enter an award competition in memory of the radical journalist and author Ian Bell
Journalists on the The Scotsman, Edinburgh Evening News and Scotland on Sunday have gone public over the latest round of redundancies.
The union has won an important tribunal victory on behalf of a freelance member, who was awarded £8,360, over his right to holiday pay.
Have you written about refugees and asylum seekers? Entries are now open for the awards co-ordinated by the Scottish Refugee Council, in partnership with the NUJ and British Red Cross.
The awards were established by the Bell family and the Edinburgh and District NUJ branch
The union's Edinburgh branch announces the Ian Bell New Writing award winners
The NUJ and the Scottish Parliament's cross-party group on tackling Islamophobia are commissioning guidelines for journalists on how best to report on Muslim issues.
The competition is aimed at young writers who have yet to break into professional journalism. Entries should be written in the spirit of Ian Bell – lively, taut and provocative, but thoughtful.
Glasgow-based journalist Angela Haggerty has been subject to hundreds of abusive messages in the past 48 hours.
It is vital that anyone applying for a job with That’s TV should seek advice, says John Toner,NUJ Scotland organiser.