We would like to invite you to an NUJ discussion we’ve organised on Monday 15 October which is aimed at people working in press and PR.
“Making the move from writing to PR – and from PR to writing” Continue reading
The discussion at our meeting on Monday 17 September will be on the topical theme of Facts and Fake News, Balance and Bias.
Is the Conservative MP Damian Collins correct to say “we are facing nothing less than a crisis in our democracy based on the systematic manipulation of data to support the relentless targeting of citizens without their consent by campaigns of disinformation and messages of hate”? Continue reading
I’m delighted to announce that our guest speaker for tonight’s session about General Data Protection Regulation for journalists is Sorcha Lorimer of Sympatico Consulting, a North Berwick company specialising in data privacy regulation. She’ll be focusing on the practicalities of GDPR as it affects journalists and will be providing an ebook guide. More about Sympatico here: http://www.sympaticoconsulting.co.uk Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who came to last night’s meeting and helping give Paul Holleran a good send off as he prepares to step down from his post as Scottish organiser.
Here are some upcoming events of interest: Continue reading
Our November meeting will take place next week when we’ll be confirming motions for the NUJ’s delegate meeting. Unfortunately, the Stills Gallery is no longer available on a Monday, so we’ll be trying out a new venue, the Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel – on the junction of Annandale Street and Leith Walk, close to Elm Row bus stops. Continue reading
At tonight’s meeting, we’ll be focusing on the NUJ’s Delegate Meeting (DM) which is in Southport, 19–22 April.
After our excellent September discussion about new ways of supporting journalism, we will have two motions to propose and discuss. If you have any other potential motions, do bring your ideas along.
Thanks to Joyce McMillan for drafting these two. Please think of additions and amendments. Continue reading