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.
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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.
Wishing you all the best of the season, wherever you are.
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.
I came across this sample contract this morning, it may be of interest to you all. [Link is to a Word Doc from the International Federation of Journalists website.]
I’m not sure I’d advocate going to court to collect a debt. doing so probably means you’ll never work for that client again, but then again, if you feel you have to go to court, they’re probably not worth working…
Migrant media internship programme
Integration minister Mary White today announced details of a new migrant media internship programme for local or regional newspapers which is to be funded by the Office of the Minister for Integration. The new programme will see the office of…
Dublin Freelancer launches self-published book on struggle to save St Luke’s
‘We are working towards developing one of the most advanced networks of radiation oncology in the world’ – National Cancer Control Programme press office. But health analyst and contributor Marie O’Connor, says: ‘Cancer sufferers will soon be treated like commodities,…