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Gerard Cunningham, freelance journalist and site owner

Simon Cumbers Media Fund summer 2017 round closing shortly

Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the summer 2017 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 10th…

Information Law 2017: First Annual Conference

Information law is an emerging area of law dealing with public access to information, the right to privacy and the balance between the two. It includes Freedom of Information, Access to Environmental Information, Re-use of Public Sector Information, Data Protection…

Independent Newspapers should withdraw plans to close pension schemes

The NUJ has called on Independent Newspapers (Ireland) to withdraw plans for the proposed closure of the company’s defined benefit pension schemes. The union has also protested at the manner in which scheme trustees, elected by workers, have been treated…

Podcasts: Freelance Forum Autumn 2016

Opening Address NUJ President Tim Dawson speaking on the future of freelance journalism at Freelance Forum Autumn 2016 Introduction to MoJo Glen Mulcahy speaks about Mobile Journalism +(MoJo) at Freelance Forum Autumn 2016. (Slightly truncated at beginning) Hands-On MoJo Aileen…

NUJ alarm at INM move to buy Celtic Media titles

The National Union of Journalists is gravely concerned at the announcement that Independent News & Media is seeking to acquire the publishing arm of the Celtic Media Group. Celtic Media Groups owns regional newspapers in Westmeath, Offaly, Meath, Cavan and…

Freelance Forum Autumn 2016 is coming

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,…

Branch meeting September 2016

A Dublin Freelance NUJ branch meeting will take place on Monday September 5 at 7PM in Buswells Hotel. Please contact a member of the committee to update your details if you have not received an email about this meeting.

BAI Media Research

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (30.08.16) announced details of its 2016 Media Research Funding Scheme. A total of €50,000 is being made available to suitably qualified academics, researchers and media professionals in order to carry out short-term…

Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks submissions on development issues

Intending applicants encouraged to attend October media briefing Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2016 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.…