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26 February 2018: The General Data Protection Regulation comes into full effect on 25 May. Did you know that as a freelance journalist you need to be registered and comply with the new rules? Did you know you could be heavily fined for not handling contact data properly?
7 August 2017: This Association of British Science Writers course will cover: libel;copyright; privacy and confidentiality; data protection; and media regulation.
18 September 2014: The ICO guide explains how the Data Protection Act applies to journalism and explains the role of the Information Commissioner's Office.
13 April 2014: Chris Frost, national executive, on the Independent Press Standards Organisation, plus conference votes for independent press regulator.
10 January 2014: Guest speaker Guardian journalist Rob Evans joins NUJ Brighton & Sussex Branch to talk about his work investigating the undercover policing of activist groups.
14 February 2013: The NUJ is boycotting a consultation on the editors' code of practice, chaired by Paul Dacre, editor of the Daily Mail.
4 December 2012: MPs must back the Leveson report's recommendation of a conscience clause for journalists, back a press regulation body that is independent of government and the industry and reject changes to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act and the Data Protection Act.
8 May 2009: Journalists at The Press and Gazette and Herald in York have been forced take legal action to find out how well their employer believes they are performing.