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Gerard Cunningham, freelance journalist and site owner

Editor says “the web is considered public domain”

Remarkable story of a blog lifted without credit by a magazine… One quote stands out: “the web is considered “public domain” and you should be happy we just didn’t “lift” your whole article and put someone else’s name on it!”…

Party Time

That’s right folks, it’s time for a party to cheer us all up. On Thursday, 4 November at 6.30pm the monthly MediaThink session: “Where journalists think, link and drink” will discard the thinking (and peer-to-peer training) and focus on chatting…

Reporting the Recession

Reporting the Recession, a seminar for journalists by journalists. Register by emailing name/role to pmullan@into.ie (Organised by NUJ Dublin Press & PR Branch) Tuesday October 19 Main Hall Teachers Club Parnell Square West 6.30 to 9.30pm with refreshments break Open…

Tender notice: EU reporter / Irish language

We have been contacted by Daithi O hAnluain who is looking for a journalist willing to take part in a tender for the European Commission contract. Daithi works with a Brussels-based communications agency, called ESN, who fulfill contracts for the…

It’s Good to Know …

Event notice / reminder: It’s Good to Know … how to access information. Date: Tuesday, Sept 28th 2010 Time: 6.00pm to 7.30pm Attendance: Free and open to the public Venue: Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin, Ireland Contributors: Gavin Sheridan (Journalist…

MediaThink

Media Think MediaThink is a peer to peer collaborative network of journalists who get together to talk about all things media related. We’ll also be offering short courses to fellow journalists in subject areas of their choice. (Beverage consumption is…

Hacks & Hackers Hack

As part of the Innovation Dublin festival, Hacks & Hackers comes to Ireland on Tuesday 16 November. Dublin Freelance Branch is pleased to take part in sponsorship of this event. This one day workshop provides a chance for journalists to…

Hello world!

Welcome to the Dublin Freelance blog. My name is Gerard Cunningham, and among other things I’m the membership secretary of Dublin Freelance NUJ branch, but this blog is a personal effort. This is not an official blog of the Dublin…