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23 February 2015: The union has urged for caution in response to the latest announcements to changes on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA).
4 February 2015: It is now time for political parties to commit to a full and proper public debate on surveillance and draft new laws that include safeguards for journalists, their materials, data and sources.
20 January 2015: The Law Society, Bar Council, The British Association of Social Workers and National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have come together to express a shared concern in response to the current proposals contained in the draft code of practice for RIPA.
15 January 2015: The NUJ has urged members to respond to the RIPA code of practice consultation before the deadline on Tuesday.
10 December 2014: The new draft code of practice on RIPA has been published and provides no safeguards on accessing journalists' communications.
26 November 2014: The London mayor has backed the NUJ's call for the requirement for judicial oversight before journalists' records and data can be obtained by the police and other authorities.
24 October 2014: Hugo Swire MP has written to the NUJ rejecting calls for further investigations of possible UK involvement in the Indian operation at Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar 1984.
14 October 2014: Dominic Ponsford, Editor of Press Gazette, explains the importance of the Save our Sources campaign against mass surveillance of the media.
30 September 2014: Broadcasting bans and a return to the Snoopers' Charter, set out by the Home Secretary, are anti-democratic and anti-press.
22 September 2014: The NUJ's public relations and communications council (PRCC) has condemned the government's latest consultation on how the Lobbying Act will be implemented.