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Freelance Forum is coming

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Freelance Forum is coming. Freelance Forum is a regular one day event designed to keep freelance journalists up to date with the latest developments in their industry. Aimed at writers and photographers, and hoping to cover print, broadcast and online,…

Call to Action: Raid Badawi and journalists in Saudi Arabia

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Call to Action – Support blogger Raid Badawi On Thursday 14 January Amnesty International is holding a vigil to mark the first anniversary of the flogging of blogger Raif Badawi. Amnesty is calling on all members of the NUJ in…

Freelance agm and branch meeting

The next Dublin Freelance branch meeting will take place on Monday 11 January at 7pm in Buswells Hotel. We would urge you all to attend. The key item at the agm will be the election of members to Committee positions…

HuffPo employees urge colleagues to join union movement

Union members at the Huffington Post’s US newsroom have signed a letter urging their co-workers to sign unionization cards. The letter, released online on Wednesday, stated that “unionizing is the right move for HuffPost”. Full story at The Guardian.

Freelance Forum Autumn 2015

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Freelance Forum is coming. Keynote speaker Jody Clarke from the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) will open the Freelance Forum by speaking on Reporting the Refugee Crisis. Other topics and speakers include Pitching for broadcast and print; Negotiating…

Freelance Branch meeting 7 September 2015

The next Dublin Freelance branch meeting will take place in Buswells Hotel on MONDAY 7 September, starting at 7.00PM. The preliminary agenda for the branch meeting will be sent out shortly by separate email. If there is any other matter…

Mary Raftery Journalism Funding Round Opens

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The 2015 round of The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund is now open. Journalists are invited to submit proposals for investigations that seek to service the public interest. The deadline for applications is Friday, 27 November 2015 at 5PM. For information…

Social media research

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Journalists in Ireland: Brian Furey is writing a thesis which will examine the social media habits of journalists working in Ireland as part of his MA in social media studies at Dublin City University. If you are an Irish member,…