Category: Updates

‘Tribune’ freelances win rights

Seven former Sunday Tribune workers have had their employment status recognised after they took cases to a Rights Commissioner. The decision clears the way for them to apply for redundancy payments and other entitlements from the State Insolvency Fund. Full…

Freelance Ready Reckoner

Andrew Bibby, a UK-based freelance journalist, produces the Freelance Ready Reckoner. Although numbers for both jurisdictions are not exactly comparable due to differences in taxation levels, inflation, cost of living etc, you may find it a useful aid. Andrew writes:…

Awards for Dublin Freelance member

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.

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.

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…

Sample contract

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.]