‘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 »

This page is an attempt to compile some of the online resources available to help journalists improve their cyber security. That journalists need to think about such matters is not in doubt .. Read more on this entry.

10/03/2015. 100% of publishers’ fees to freelances in Belgium can be treated as payment for “author’s rights”, Finance Minister Johan Van Overtveldt has confirmed. This can reduce the amount of Belgian income tax due on them. Read more on 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.

The IFJ (International Federation of Journalists) has joined the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in supporting six members who have taken legal action against the Metropolitan Police and the Home Secretary. The legal challenge concerns the monitoring and recording of their lawful journalistic and union activities by Police since 2008. Read more on this entry.

29 September 2014. NEC member Fiona O’Cleirigh reported from last week’s NUJ Information Security event that, thanks to the ever more intrusive activities of state security services, it is getting harder and harder to guarantee information sources their anonymity. Which makes whistleblowing and countering official corruption that much more difficult. Read more on this entry.

“We need a vision of security that is rule-of-law based and human-rights based – if we can build that vision, then I think a lot of people would want to join.” That was Green MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht, in his address to members of the Brussels branch of the NUJ in the Brussels Press Club on 10th June 2014. Read more on this entry.

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