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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.…

Podcast: Freelance Forum Spring 2016

Listen back to highlights from Freelance Forum Spring 2016, organised by Dublin Freelance NUJ with support from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Keynote by Karlin Lillington Irish times technology correspondent Karlin Lillington outlines the issues raised for journalists in protecting…

Podcast: Freelance Forum Autumn 2015

Listen back to highlights from Freelance Forum, Autumn 2015, organised by Dublin Freelance NUJ with support from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Keynote by Jody Clarke: Reporting on Refugees Address by Jody Clarke, UNHCR external relations associate, delivers a keynote…

Freelance Forum 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,…

Call to Action: Raid Badawi and journalists in Saudi Arabia

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

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…