Category: Discussions

Greenslade looks to the future

The Guardian commentator Roy Greenslade took part in a lunchtime seminar on the future of new media during the NUJ Irish Biennial Conference. The seminar was also addressed by NUJ President Donnacha DeLong. Greenslade said the future of journalism is…

EU Employment Affairs Chief Says Cost Cutting in the Media is Dumbing Down Quality Journalism

EU Employment Affairs Chief Says Cost Cutting in the Media is Dumbing Down Quality Journalism EU Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs László Andor, said in yesterday’s meeting with a delegation of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) that the…

Radio Gear

In response to queries at Getting on Air, Aileen O’Meara write about some of the hardware and software you’ll need to produce work of broadcast quality. [Note that inclusion on this list does not imply any endorsement by the National…

Getting on Air: Podcast

Getting On Air, an introductory training event for print journalists interested in expanding into radio and documentary production, took place on 12 September 2011 in DIT Aungier Street. The event closed with a panel discussion covering the current state of…

Frank Dillon at Freelance Forum

Extracts from Frank Dillon‘s presentation at Freelance Forum 2011: Freelance journalists should see themselves as micro-businesses and should apply the same disciplines as a small professional practice would to the service of their clients. They should also specialise in a…

Reporting the Recession – Seminar for Journalists

Reporting the Recession is a free information seminar for journalists reporting the effects of the recession on business in Ireland. The terminology and processes involved in examinership, liquidation, receivership and bankruptcy will be explained in straight-forward language along with reporting…

About ScraperWiki

I asked a question at the ScraperWiki presentation but was not very happy with the answer. So I asked it again by email. I was worried by what I heard about expressing numerically how individual MPs voted. If I vote…