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  • NUJ urges inquiry into racist Sun rag

    XENOPHOBIC newspaper The Sun has come under fi re for a racist article it published attacking Muslims.

    The Sun’s political editor Trevor Kavanagh railed about “the Muslim problem” in a piece for the Murdoch rag on August 13 — reminiscent of nazi propaganda about...

    Tuesday 29th Aug 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Journalists demand talks on pay and redundancies

    JOHNSTON PRESS journos called on bosses yesterday to negotiate on their low pay and forced redundancies after the publishing giant declared profits of £6.7 million.

    Johnston Press is one of Britain’s biggest regional newspaper publishers and also owns national daily the...

    Thursday 3rd Aug 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Trinity Mirror staff slam measly pay offer

    by Felicity Collier

    JOURNALISTS at Trinity Mirror were left gobsmacked yesterday after their bosses offered them a paltry pay rise despite company profits soaring by almost 20 per cent.

    The editorial staff across the publisher’s titles, including the Daily...

    Tuesday 1st Aug 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • NUJ weighs in to defend BBC against DUP attacks

    THE National Union of Journalists has called on the government not to comply with a Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) election pledge to freeze or abolish the BBC licence fee.

    The union’s acting general secretary Seamus Dooley said the issue must not become a bargaining chip in...

    Thursday 15th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Indian reporter faces death if deported

    JOURNALISTS will demonstrate in Manchester today against the planned deportation of a reporter from India who is seeking asylum and risks being killed if he returns home.

    Amitt Bhatt was forced to leave India after being persecuted and tortured because of his work exposing corruption...

    Thursday 18th May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Mogul Murdoch is a Threat to Journalism

    Ofcom warned to stop tycoon’s controversial takeover of Sky

    Friday 31st Mar 2017

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Local news ‘eroded’ by BBC cuts

    THE BBC is axing district offices and staff while handing £8 million to regional newspapers to fund reporters “in the interests of democracy.”

    A survey published yesterday by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) reveals that the BBC has closed more than 20 district...

    Friday 31st Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Telegraph moves subbing out of house

    TELEGRAPH subeditors will lose their jobs after the right-wing national newspaper announced yesterday that its production would move to Press Association offices in Yorkshire.

    Up to 40 people are believed to be at risk with a small core of subs to be retained in London, the National...

    Wednesday 29th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Osborne’s appointment is a crisis for democracy

    The last thing Londoners and journalists at the Evening Standard need, writes Seamus Dooley, is an inexperienced editor with vested interests

    Friday 24th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • BBC plans to privatise 60% of radio production

    THE BBC is planning to privatise 60 per cent of its radio programme production, it was revealed yesterday.

    The increase in outsourcing would mean journalists’ jobs being transferred from the BBC to the private sector.

    Privateers would be paid with licence...

    Saturday 18th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain