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27 February 2018: Editors in Ireland must resist the pressure from advertising agencies and should not allow clear lines to be blurred. The union will defend any journalist or editor who is placed under commercial pressure to compromise editorial standards.
27 January 2018: Information about the National Union of Journalists' activity in the UK parliament and the NUJ parliamentary group.
15 November 2017: Séamus Dooley, Irish Secretary, told the Oireachtas Committee on Justice & Equality that the right of journalists to protect confidential sources must be enshrined in domestic legislation.
29 August 2017: The union has criticised the secrecy provisions of the Judicial Council Bill 2017, which prohibit publication of the names of judges censured by the Judicial Council.
7 June 2017: The union has asked for a government statement on the proposed takeover by Independent News and Media plc of the Celtic Media Group, following the last-minute decision of the companies to abandon the deal.
31 May 2017: The use of competiton law to deny workers the right to collective representation was wrong and freelance workers will now be able to use the legislation to secure representation rights.
31 January 2017: The union has written to the committee urging them to organise a public hearing.
10 January 2017: Union calls for repeal of blasphemy laws and for reform of defamation law.
10 November 2016: Union continues campaign to restore the right of freelance workers to be collectively represented on pay and conditions by a trade union.
11 September 2015: Two bills on cyberbullying currently going through the Dáil were dissected and rejected at an NUJ event on the issue held in Dublin at the weekend.