Category: Updates

Je Suis Charlie: Gathering at Dublin Castle

Tomorrow, Saturday 10 January, at 11am NUJ members will gather in Dublin in remembrance and solidarity with our French colleagues and the people of France following the appalling murders in Paris on Wednesday. The gathering takes at 11am at Dubh…

Want to build a new website?

Have you thought about owning your own website to showcase your work, but never been quite sure where to begin? Maybe you have an idea for a hyperlocal news site? Or a blog about a particular area you want to…

Guarded NUJ welcome for belated media merger legislation

THE Irish Secretary of the National Union of Journalists has given a guarded welcome to what the union describes as “lamentably late draft guidelines” covering media mergers in Ireland. Minister for Communications Alex White T.D., published the draft media merger…

Bulletin

Jobbridge Survey Members of the NUJ in Ireland have received the JobBridge survey in the past week or so. Dublin Freelance branch has been pushing for action on JobBridge, but we need evidence, particularly where freelance work has been replaced…

Jobbridge: NUJ survey

The National Union of Journalists is conducting a brief and confidential survey of its members working in the Republic of Ireland, to find out which media organisations engage JobBridge workers. The NUJ passed a motion at its Delegate Meeting this…

NUJ to protest jailing of journalists in Egypt

NUJ Ireland – message to all members Wednesday 25 June 2014 Solidarity with journalists jailed in Egypt NUJ members are encouraged to show support and solidarity with the journalists jailed in Egypt. Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said: “The outcry…

New Press Ombudsman selected

Mr. Peter Feeney has been selected to succeed Professor John Horgan as Press Ombudsman when Professor Horgan retires on 1st September, the Press Council of Ireland announced today (Thursday). The Chairman of the Press Council of Ireland, Mr Daithi O’Ceallaigh,…

Update on Mary Raftery Fund

Apply for the 2014 Round The 2014 round of The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund is now open. Journalists are invited to submit proposals for investigations that seek to service the public interest. The deadline for applications is Friday, 20 June 2014 at 5pm. An information…

Mary Raftery Journalism Fund

Apply for 2014 Round The 2014 round of The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund is now open. Journalists are invited to submit proposals for investigations that seek to service the public interest. The deadline for applications is Friday, 20th June 2014 at 5pm. An information session for…