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Gerard Cunningham, freelance journalist and site owner

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,…

Dublin Freelance branch meeting Monday 13 July

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The next Dublin Freelance branch meeting will take place in Buswells Hotel on MONDAY 13 JULY, starting at 7.00PM. The preliminary agenda for the branch meeting is below. If there is any other matter you would like discussed at the…

Lunchtime protest at Gazette Group Newspapers on Wednesday May 27

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NUJ members at the Gazette Group Newspapers are in dispute with their employer and have decided to stage a lunchtime protest (1.00pm to 2.00pm) this Wednesday, 27 May outside the company’s premises. The address is Clarendon House, 39 Clarendon Street,…

Dublin Freelance branch meeting Saturday 16 May

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The next Dublin Freelance branch meeting will take place in Buswells Hotel on SATURDAY 16 MAY, starting at 2.00PM. If there is any matter you would like discussed at the meeting please let the committee know [dublinfreelancenuj@gmail.com] so that it…

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…