Category: Updates

Gardaí demand access to media far right photos

The National Union of Journalists has expressed grave concern at the decision of An Garda Siochana to seek a court order compelling www.RollingNews.ie photographers to hand over images taken on the night of the Dublin far-right riots of the 23rd…

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The Blue Marble, a photograph of the planet Earth taken by Apollo 17 astronauts

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NUJ condemns unprecedented death-toll of journalists in Gaza

The National Union of Journalists has today reiterated its horror at the mounting and unprecedented death toll of journalists in the Israel-Palestine conflict, with the number of journalists killed in Gaza, Israel and Lebanon to date standing at 67, according…

NUJ members mourn slain journalists

Members of the National Union of Journalists from throughout Ireland gathered at the Garden of Remembrance, Dublin, on Saturday afternoon for a vigil of remembrance for journalists killed in conflict zones across the world.   Earlier today the Irish Biennial…

Small Screen Stories

As a freelance journalist, I was looking forward to watching ‘Obituary’, a new comedy from RTÉ, and enjoying seeing the life of a freelancer on screen. The story, a dark comedy, follows Elvira Clancy, a struggling writer who compiles the…

“Human intelligence must dictate AI at work” – Séamus Dooley

Labour history conference to hear call for ILO Convention on digital transformation The need for national governments, European and international organisations to develop a rights based approach to the application of artificial intelligence in the workplace has been stressed by…

NUJ concern at use of Dáil privilege to attack journalists

The National Union of Journalists has expressed concern at the decision of Tánaiste Micheál Martin to use Dáil privilege to attack journalists working for the Ditch website this week. Speaking from the union’s delegate meeting in London this morning Séamus…

Some images from Freelance Forum Spring 2023

A few images from Freelance Forum Spring 2023, held yesterday (Monday 3 April) at Grangegorman TUD. Thank you to everyone who contributed to making the day a success. The next event will take place in October 2023, drop us a…