Showing items tagged with 'conscience clause'
10 January 2017: Union says the notion that successfully defended cases, brought following journalist investigations and reporting, could still lead to a newspaper having to pay costs for the losing side is not tenable.
25 October 2016: The union welcomed the Press Regulation Panel's decision to recognise another press regulator.
20 May 2015: The union has endorsed Impress as an alternative to IPSO as it offers an independent framework to enable ethical journalism and safeguards for all journalists.
24 February 2015: The union wants to see any new ethical guidelines introduced at the Telegraph newspaper on advertising and journalistic ethics to be meaningful and include a conscience clause for journalists.
20 February 2015: The introduction of a conscience clause is needed so journalists are not forced to supress news stories.
A conscience clause remains essential for journalists and should be added to royal charter, says NUJ
10 October 2013: The National Union of Journalists calls on the coalition government and industry figures to agree to include a conscience clause for journalists in the final version of the royal charter.
5 September 2013: The NUJ is supporting TUC Congress in Bournemouth with motions on workplace bullying and defending democratic rights.
28 June 2013: As the Sun announced it is to continue with Page 3, the NUJ held an event on 27 June to discuss how women are portrayed in the media
6 February 2013: What next for press regulation and ethics after the Leveson Inquiry?
4 December 2012: The National Union of Journalists has written to all national newspapers asking if they will be adopting a conscience clause in journalists' contracts, as recommended by the Leveson report.