Category: Updates

Noonan criticism “off the wall” – NUJ

THE NATIONAL Union of Journalists has described as “off the wall” comments by Finance Minister Michael Noonan regarding the role of investigative journalists. In the wake of the publication of the Anglo Irish tapes transcripts Mr Noonan said “other people…

NUJ Salutes Past, Demands Action for the Future

THE National Union of Journalists in Ireland is marking World Press Freedom Day with a series of events in Dublin. Union President Barry McCall demanded action to protect media plurality across Europe. Later the NUJ President joined senior NUJ and…

IFJ/EFJ Call for Global Fight Back Against Unfair Contracts

To mark World Copyright Day on Tuesday 23 April, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its European group, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), launched a campaign to fight against unfair contracts. IFJ/EFJ called on their affiliates to launch…

UKIP Chairman must withdraw slur on NI journalists

The President of the National Union of Journalists has called on the Chairman of the UK Independence Party in Northern Ireland Cllr Henry Reilly “to clearly and unambiguously” withdraw his description of the local media in Armagh and Down as…

Mary Raftery fund deadline

The second round of funding under the theme of migrant issues is now open. The round closes at 5pm on Friday, 15th March 2013. For further information on the guidelines and application process, please click here. The Mary Raftery Journalism…

Does the Examiner group owe you money?

This website has received several queries from freelance journalists owed money by the Irish Examiner, asking what they could do. This afternoon I spoke to the receiver at KPMG dealing with The Thomas Crosbie Holdings (TCH) receivership of the Irish…

Tender opportunities for journalists

The Oireachtas has just placed two tender documents on the government e tenders website which can be found at http://etenders.gov.ie. The first of these is a tender seeking the services of an Oireachtas Radio Correspondent . The provision of this…

NUJ Gravely Disappointed over Failure to Prosecute in O’Hagan case

THE National Union of Journalists has expressed grave disappointment at the announcement by the Director of Public Prosecutions in Northern Ireland that a decision has been taken not to prosecute in the Martin O’Hagan murder case. Irish Secretary Seamus Dooley…