The Council of Europe has launched a new online platform to record violations of journalists’ rights. Hosted on the Council’s website, the platform will help compile information on physical threats, harassment and intimidation of journalists and other media personnel. Read the rest of this entry »
‘Stand Up for Free Expression!’, a conference on maintaining freedom of expression and the challenges of modern journailsm takes place in Paris on the 31st March and 1st April 2015. Organised by the IFJ (International Federation of Journalists) and the SNJ (French Syndicat National des Journalistes), the event is open to all. It is free for NUJ members. Read the rest of this entry »
19/01/2015. The Law Society, The Bar Council, The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have come together to express concern about current proposals in the draft code of practice for RIPA. Read more on this entry.
Two days after the murderous attack at the offices of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo, (on Wednesday January 7,) a dignified ceremony took place involving representatives of international journalist organisations outside the crime scene on Rue Nicholas Appert in Paris. Read more on this entry.