Author: freelance

Gerard Cunningham, freelance journalist and site owner

Land of literary giants must not abandon creative workers – NUJ

The National Union of Journalists has called for an informed and balanced debate on copyright in Ireland in advance of any amendment to existing legislation.  Union Vice President Barry McCall has urged the Government not to sacrifice Irish creative workers…

Joint meeting of Dublin Freelance and P & PR

Dublin Freelance and Dublin P & PR branch are hosting a joint meeting at Buswells hotel Dublin on Monday 9 May at 7pm. The main item for discussion is a motion proposing a reorganisation of branches. The hope is that…

NUJ Protest over Sunday Tribune Closure

DUBLIN branch of the NUJ is organising a symbolic protest outside the offices of the Sunday Tribune newspaper tomorrow (Thursday February 24th) to mark the closure of the newspaper. The protest begins at 1.15pm and will be followed by a…

Awards for Dublin Freelance member

Congrats to Phil Mac Giolla Bhain, member of Dublin Freelance branch of the NUJ, who was recently voted Best Scottsh Football Website, Best Scottish Football Journalist and Best Scottish Football Article of 2010 in the inaugural Tartan Blog Awards.

New Year reminder

To all the photogs out there: Don’t forget to update all copyright metadata templates to 2011 for Photo Mechanic, Adobe Bridge, Lightroom, digiKam etc.

Getting started as a freelancer – course

NUJ Training January/February Sale: free places for NUJ members on the Getting Started as a Freelancer course on 15 January 2011 and Making Internet Journalism Pay on 26 January. There is also a 50% discount to members on the other…

Hacks & Hackers

Last month, Dublin Freelance branch sponsored Hacks & Hackers Hack, a one day event held as part of Innovation Week, bringing together journalists and computer programmers, and combining their skills to produce news stories from data available, but not always…

March on Saturday 27 November

NUJ members meet at banner 11.30am at Cook St entrance 2 Civic Offices. That’s down the hill from Christ Church by car park entrance. Pass it on.