Showing items tagged with 'foi'
1 April 2020: The union is urging the Scottish Parliament to consider the Freedom of Information implications in the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill being pushed through the Scottish Parliament today.
3 March 2020: An NUJ summit of local democracy reporters shared experiences and information about the scheme to report on public interest journalism.
10 February 2020: Making a FOI request is straightforward but making an effective request can be more difficult. A well thought-out request can have a powerful impact, revealing that a policy isn’t working or an authority isn’t doing its job or generating key information you need for your research.
20 December 2019: The union has pledged support for NUJ member and journalist Sarah Harrison in an FOI legal challenge
18 June 2019: In partnership with Scottish PEN, the National Union of Journalists, the Saltire Society and the University of Edinburgh Law School, we will answer these questions in this free full-day conference exploring modern press freedom through the threats we face.
30 May 2019: Michael Foley explains the recent judgement that appears to undermine the presumption of disclosure
4 April 2019: A High Court judge has overturned the information commissioner’s decision requiring University College Cork to disclose to RTÉ information about a €100 million loan agreement between the college and the European Investment Bank.
12 December 2018: The NUJ provides a range of training opportunities to help members develop their professional skills and become effective reps.
14 June 2018: NUJ's response to the Scottish Information Commissioner's report which found that the Scottish government takes longer to respond to journalists' FOI requests than other requests.
10 May 2018: Do you want to learn how to use the Freedom of Information Act? The course is aimed at beginners and those who are already using the Act, but want to do so more effectively.