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Gerard Cunningham, freelance journalist and site owner

NUJ Slams Media Commission

The National Union of Journalists has strongly criticised the terms of reference and composition of the Future of the Media Commission announced today by the Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sports and the Gaeltacht. In a statement Séamus Dooley,…

NUJ criticise inaction on media crisis

THE National Union of Journalists has strongly criticised the Irish government’s delay in establishing the promised Commission on the Future of the Media. In a statement to mark World News Day the joint chairs of the Irish Executive Council, Siobhan…

Freelance Forum 14: FAC Magazine

Conall Heussaff and Dylan Daniels talk about FAC Magazine, from editorial directions to innovative approaches to funding. dublinfreelance · Freelance Forum 14: FAC Magazine

Freelance Forum #13: Stephanie Costello at Dublin Inquirer

Dublin Inquirer editor Stephanie Costello talks about the innovative Dublin news website and newspaper, how they approach story beats, and plans for the future. dublinfreelance · #13: Stephanie Costello at Dublin Inquirer

Freelance Forum #12: Áine Toner talks about Woman’s Way magazine

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Woman’s Way editor Áine Toner talks about her role editing the popular magazine, what kinds of article the magazine is looking for, and the best way to pitch. Áine can be reached at atoner@harmonia.ie, and the magazine website is at…

Podcasting Made Easy

If you’ve been following the Freelance Forum 2020 podcasting series over the last few weeks, you’ll have heard Aileen O’Meara talk about podcasting. Aileen mentioned a new online course she was putting it together, and the pilot version of the…

Irish commission welcomed as NUJ demands prompt action to rescue media

The NUJ has welcomed as “long overdue” the inclusion of a Commission on the Future of the Media in the proposed programme for the new Irish government. Séamus Dooley, NUJ Irish secretary, said the union “warmly welcomed” the concept of…

Freelance Forum #11: Eileen Culloty on Countering Disinformation

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Eileen Culloty, a post-doctoral researcher at FuJo, the Institute for Future Media and Journalism at Dublin City university, working on a European project on how to counter disinformation. She talks to Freelance Forum about fake news — from rumour to…

Keeping in Touch

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Dublin Freelance NUJ branch is experiencing lots of bounces on the mailing list from members at the moment. This seems to be because Eir have discontinued their free eircom.net, indigo.ie and iol.ie email address service. If you are a member…