Showing items tagged with 'ethics'
14 February 2013: The NUJ is boycotting a consultation on the editors' code of practice, chaired by Paul Dacre, editor of the Daily Mail.
14 February 2013: The NUJ has condemned the Conservative Party's attempt to introduce the Leveson recommendations on press regulation through a royal charter as pointless and doomed to failure.
22 January 2013: The NUJ Equality Council considers that opinion pieces such as the article by Julie Burchill published in the 13 January 2013 edition of the Observer can cause considerable harm to the social groups and individuals featured.
5 December 2012: Leveson's recommendations on data protection have been largely overlooked – but could have serious implications, writes Seamus Dooley, NUJ Irish Secretary, in theJournal.ie.
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.
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.
3 December 2012: The Leveson Inquiry was set up by David Cameron to examine the culture, practices and ethics of the press. Lord Justice Leveson was asked to examine the relationship of the press with the public, police and politicians. The National Union of Journalist had core participant status at the inquiry.
29 November 2012: The National Union of Journalists is urging Lord Justice Leveson to back a conscience clause to safeguard journalists who object to being compelled by their bosses to act unethically in pursuit of a story.
29 November 2012: The NUJ is pleased the union’s long standing campaign for a conscience clause has been supported by Lord Justice Leveson.
10 November 2012: In the final NUJ submission to the Leveson Inquiry, the union proposed a system of independent press regulation underpinned by statute.