Showing items tagged with 'freelance'
21 April 2010: The music division of publisher Bauer Media has launched a rights grab against freelance writers and photographers at Kerrang!, Mojo and Q magazines.
26 March 2010: The NUJ's innovative work in learning and training has been recognised with a Union Learning Fund award for a project it helped pioneer to help freelance workers in the media and entertainment industries.
29 January 2010: The NUJ has protested to the Financial Times about the alleged unauthorised use of freelance work on its subscribers' online archive.
3 December 2009: Popular Scottish journalist Joe Owens died on the Isle of Wight last week; he would have celebrated his 45th birthday later this month.
13 October 2009: Forty people attended the NUJ's publishing summit on Saturday to share their experiences of organising the union in the magazine and book industry.
11 August 2009: The NUJ has launched an online petition for photographers opposed to plans by the Guardian Media Group to stop paying repeat reproduction fees for commissioned pictures.
31 July 2009: Freelance NUJ members in Glasgow have unanimously voted to reject proposals by the Herald group of newspapers and websites to cut minimum payment rates and change copyright and licensing terms.
24 July 2009: More than a dozen UK MPs have signed a motion demanding more rights for freelances who lose work during the recession.
1 July 2009: The NUJ today begins a month of concentrated campaigning on issues facing freelance workers.
30 June 2009: The Israeli Navy has threatening an unarmed aid ship that has journalists on board, including a documentary filmmaker from London.