Showing items tagged with 'media freedom'
5 February 2020: The judicial instruments being used against Julian Assange are a monstrous attack on press freedom, NUJ national executive member Tim Dawson told a rally in London.
3 February 2020: The NUJ condemns government officials who barred certain news organisations from a political journalists' breifing at Number 10.
Journalists should not need the royal seal of approval if reporting on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex
9 January 2020: NUJ members have voiced concern over the decision of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex not to participate in the royal rota for reporters and instead to “provide access to credible media outlets”.
NUJ says government must meet lobby to reconsider changes to briefings which could hamper press freedom
6 January 2020: Moving briefings from Parliament to Downing Street will disproportionately affect local papers and small press organisations, and is ultimately a threat to the freedom of the press.
17 November 2019: Speaking at the NUJ delegate conference in Dublin Séamus Dooley defends journalists and journalism
22 July 2019: The decision by the BBC to agree to prevent the Persian Service from using material gathered in Iran has deeply affected the morale and well-being of NUJ members
15 July 2019: Journalists are not there to do the bidding of the authorities, or to provide shortcuts in police investigations - the NUJ defends the publication of messages sent by the former British ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch.
10 July 2019: Press groups say we need no more empty pledges: "We need action."
5 July 2019: Members were fustrated at being denied full access to the London Pride parade by the event's organisers.
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.