Showing items tagged with 'ethics'
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.
31 October 2012: Journalists should make sure that their coverage of refugees and asylum seekers is fair, after a poll found that 72 per cent of the public believe that newspaper reporting about these groups is negative.
10 October 2012: The crisis in journalism that brought about the Leveson Inquiry was caused by a culture fostered and led by the top and that is why a new regulatory body, independent of the government and industry and with teeth is needed.
6 October 2012: Illegal and exploitative practices in the press have flourished because of union derecognition in the 1980s.
5 October 2012: Frances O'Grady, TUC general secretary elect and member of the NUJ addressed DM saying that a tame press is about as useful as an apology from Nick Clegg… or Kelvin MacKenzie.
20 September 2012: The NUJ is teaming up with the Hacked Off campaign and the Coordinating Committee for Media Reform to organise fringe meetings at the conferences of the three main political parties in the UK.
12 July 2012: The NUJ has roundly rejected the model for a new press regulator set out by Lord Black, dismissing it as a club for editors and proprietors, offering just more of the same.
11 July 2012: Bad journalism can have a significant impact on the lives of LGBT people and other groups of vulnerable workers, Mike Smith told the TUC's LGBT annual conference.
7 July 2012: Eric Pickles MP, the Communities and Local Government Secretary, has reiterated his determination to stop local councils publishing newspapers, referring to them as "Town Hall Pravdas".