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NUJ condemns reporting ban on Bloody Sunday murder hearing

The NUJ has condemned a judge’s decision to ban the media from reporting the opening statements and all witness statements in the case of Solider F. At a preliminary hearing today, as well as confirming that the anonymity put in…

Freelance Forum 19: Simon Cocking of Irish Tech News

Simon Cocking has been Chief Editor at Irish Tech News, and a business mentor and advisor working with over 200 successful companies to date. He has been named on many global Twitter influencer lists in the last 12 months, and…

Freelance Forum 18: Sound+Vision

Philip Cooper from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland talks about the Sound+Vision scheme. The closing date for Round 38 of the scheme is 4 March, and you can find a Copy of the Scheme here https://www.bai.ie/en/download/134843/ Guide for Applicants –…

Freelance Forum 16: Sinead Ryan on Budget 2021

Sinead Ryan

Financial journalist Sinead Ryan talks about finances, taxation, the pandemic payments, and changes as a result of the October 2020 Budget announcements for 2021. dublinfreelance · Freelance Forum 16:Sinead Ryan talks about personal finances

Freelance Forum 15: Philip O’Connor on Reporting the Far Right

Philip O'Connor

Stockholm based Irish journalist Philip O’Connor talks about the challenges of reporting on the far-right in Sweden, and the lessons Irish journalists can learn as extremist voices grow louder in Ireland. You can follow Philip by at his blog, Our…

NUJ Slams Media Commission

The National Union of Journalists has strongly criticised the terms of reference and composition of the Future of the Media Commission announced today by the Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sports and the Gaeltacht. In a statement Séamus Dooley,…

NUJ criticise inaction on media crisis

THE National Union of Journalists has strongly criticised the Irish government’s delay in establishing the promised Commission on the Future of the Media. In a statement to mark World News Day the joint chairs of the Irish Executive Council, Siobhan…

Freelance Forum 14: FAC Magazine

Conall Heussaff and Dylan Daniels talk about FAC Magazine, from editorial directions to innovative approaches to funding. dublinfreelance · Freelance Forum 14: FAC Magazine

Freelance Forum #13: Stephanie Costello at Dublin Inquirer

Dublin Inquirer editor Stephanie Costello talks about the innovative Dublin news website and newspaper, how they approach story beats, and plans for the future. dublinfreelance · #13: Stephanie Costello at Dublin Inquirer