Category: Updates

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.…

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.

Mary Raftery Journalism Funding Round Opens

The 2015 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, 27 November 2015 at 5PM. For information…

Social media research

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,…

Lunchtime protest at Gazette Group Newspapers on Wednesday May 27

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,…

The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund – Apply for Place on RTÉ Investigative Journalism Course

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…

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…