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Gerard Cunningham, freelance journalist and site owner

Podcast: Freelance Forum Spring 2015

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Listen back to highlights of the Spring 2015 Freelance Forum. Press Ombudsman Peter Feeney Commissioning Irish Independent News Editor Kevin Doyle talks about pitching and commissioning at Freelance Forum Spring 2015 Podcasting Independent producer Gareth Stack Independent producer Colm Coyne…

Simon Cumbers Media Fund Workshop

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A workshop for prospective applicants to the Summer 2015 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund will take place on Thursday, 16 April 2015 at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Iveagh House, 79 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2…

The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund – Apply for Place on RTÉ Investigative Journalism Course

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The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund welcomes applications for a nominated place on an RTÉ Investigative Journalism Course taking place full time from 25th May – 5th June 2015. The offer of the place on the course is part of a wider partnership…

Planning starts now for Freelance Forum Autumn 2015

Freelance Forum Spring 2015 took place yesterday, and so the planning starts now for our next event. Mark your diary, because Freelance Forum Autumn 2015 will take place on Monday 19 October. The first step in preparing for Forum Autumn…

Je Suis Charlie: Gathering at Dublin Castle

Tomorrow, Saturday 10 January, at 11am NUJ members will gather in Dublin in remembrance and solidarity with our French colleagues and the people of France following the appalling murders in Paris on Wednesday. The gathering takes at 11am at Dubh…

Want to build a new website?

Have you thought about owning your own website to showcase your work, but never been quite sure where to begin? Maybe you have an idea for a hyperlocal news site? Or a blog about a particular area you want to…

Guarded NUJ welcome for belated media merger legislation

THE Irish Secretary of the National Union of Journalists has given a guarded welcome to what the union describes as “lamentably late draft guidelines” covering media mergers in Ireland. Minister for Communications Alex White T.D., published the draft media merger…

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Jobbridge Survey Members of the NUJ in Ireland have received the JobBridge survey in the past week or so. Dublin Freelance branch has been pushing for action on JobBridge, but we need evidence, particularly where freelance work has been replaced…