16 May Women in power – women in the media

At this month’s meeting we’ll be focusing on the voice of women in journalism and in society at large. We’ll be taking into account the intake of the new Scottish parliament, looking at how cuts are having a disproportionate effect on women and considering ways to achieve a better gender balance in public and professional life.

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Life member Gordon Smith

Journalist Gordon Smith receiving his life membership from the National Union of Journalists at a meeting of Edinburgh Freelance Branch on Monday 25 April.  Gordon was the branch’s very first treasurer in 1964 and is still writing today.

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25Apr16: FREE FOR PR USE: Journalist Gordon Smith receiving his life membership from the National Union of Journalists at a meeting of Edinburgh Freelance Branch Pic by Nick McGowan-Lowe (07774 438935) ----------------------- Licence: This image is licensed for internal and PR use by the original client, and for PR use by editorial third parties, when used in conjunction with the original press release for a period of five years starting on 25Apr16. Contact photographer in advance to agree a fee for other uses. ---------------------- (C) Nick McGowan-Lowe 2016. Unit 114 Stirling Enterprise Park, John Player Building, Stirling, Scotland, FK7 7RP. T: 01786 474448; F: 01786 474285; M: 07774 438935; VAT: 724 1334 66. E: nick@nml.uk.com W: www.nml.uk.com ---------------------- Picture ref: 20160425
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Film Screening and Talk: Blacklisting and Police Surveillance

Neil Findlay MSP and Lucy Parker, artist filmmaker.
Wednesday 10th February 2016, 6pm – 8pm

‘Do we have a policing and justice system that treats everyone the same, irrespective of class, status, colour, religion or political persuasion, or do we have one that picks out individuals and groups for special treatment because they challenge the prevailing orthodoxy or threaten, even in a tiny way, the grip that those in positions of power have on our economy and society?’
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