The Independent’s mysterious new Saudi sultan shareholder raises eyebrows for the freedom of expression, writes SEAMUS DOOLEY
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
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
JOURNALISTS called yesterday for the immediate release of two British reporters charged and held over terrorism allegations in Turkey.
Vice News reporter Jake Hanrahan and cameraman Philip Pendlebury are in pre-trial detention accused of assisting the self-proclaimed Islamic State...
Wednesday 2nd Sep 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
BOSSES at a Yorkshire newspaper backed down yesterday over plans to make a trade union activist redundant after hundreds backed a campaign in his support.
A planned strike by journalists at the Rotherham Advertiser in South Yorkshire today was called off after news of the victory...
Thursday 11th Jun 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
JOURNALISTS on the Rotherham Advertiser voted yesterday to go on strike after their union representative was selected for compulsory redundancy.Management at the newspaper announced that one member of the 14-strong editorial staff would be made redundant and on Wednesday named...
Friday 29th May 2015
Students forced to cough up to see their names in print
Wednesday 11th Feb 2015
London’s Metropolitan Police were accused yesterday of hiding the truth about spying on journalists.
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) said that the Met had refused to reveal information about its use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (Ripa) to spy on...
Wednesday 4th Feb 2015
Friday 30th Jan 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Tuesday 20th Jan 2015
Friday 9th Jan 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial