Showing items tagged with 'metropolitan police'
13 May 2020: Urine was thrown at one photographer (which fortunately missed) while taking pictures of people not observing social distancing.
13 February 2019: The increase in threats promoted the NUJ to call for stronger action from the authorities to defend press freedom and tackle the perpetrators
14 May 2018: The union spoke to motions on diversity in the media and the Windrush generation and held a fringe on youth violence.
27 June 2017: The NUJ says some changes to the orginal guidelines were welcome, but on the whole they fail to create a better climate of cooperation.
16 February 2017: Trade union leaders question the inquiry team's ability to stop the police from obstructing the pursuit of justice.
11 July 2016: The union recommended a more “open and collaborative relationship" in its submission to the College of Policing consultation on police/media relations.
14 September 2015: NUJ delegates speak to motions on surveillance, BBC and local news.
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.
3 February 2015: The Met Police have barred Press Gazette from requesting information about its use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) to spy on journalists.
20 November 2014: Six NUJ members have discovered that their lawful journalistic and union activities are being monitored and recorded by the Metropolitan Police.