Journalism News

Freelance reporter freed from Belarus

Canadian embassy’s official plea returns a freelance unharmed.

Apr 11, 2006 | Journalism News

Media portals desert paid-for content

A growing number of online publishers decide news should be 'free.'

Apr 6, 2006 | Journalism News

Freelance reporter freed from Iraq

'Huge relief,' as a talented freelance returns to her family, friends and newspaper.

Mar 31, 2006 | Journalism News

Belarus jails agents of free speech

President Lukashenko silences 22 'obscene' voices in his capital.

Mar 28, 2006 | Journalism News

Independent newspaper strike cancelled

Last minute pay deal saves The Independent from empty offices on Budget Day.

Mar 22, 2006 | Journalism News

Training and networking for freelance journalists

Experienced and aspiring journalists are being offered unique training and networking opportunities via a new website for freelance journalists and media professionals.

Mar 22, 2006 | Journalism News

Journalists 'overwhelm' IT security awards

Freelance writers won't hear until May if they've won BT’s security accolade.

Mar 21, 2006 | Journalism News

Inde journalists to strike on Budget day

Poor pay to send editorial staff walking on March 22.

Mar 16, 2006 | Journalism News

Ballot allows freelances to vent anger at Indy

Freelances are to be balloted to gauge their support for industrial action at the Independent titles.

Mar 9, 2006 | Journalism News

Media veterans attack Google News

Industry warns a news service like 'a photocopied piece of crap' is stealing their livelihood.

Mar 7, 2006 | Journalism News

Websites 'more trustworthy' than newspapers

Ofcom says Britons trust websites more than newspapers for breaking news.

Mar 6, 2006 | Journalism News

CBS gets tough on freelance editors

Blunder in front of millions convinces CBS to tighten its grip on freelancers.

Mar 3, 2006 | Journalism News

Dimbleby 'hurt' by Neil’s jibe

BBC reacts by barring jokes about Question Time sending you to sleep.

Feb 24, 2006 | Journalism News

Economist editor quits to 'go freelance'

Books beckon for the former correspondent who doubled his magazine’s readership.

Feb 22, 2006 | Journalism News

Smash Hits! closes for business; fingers point to digital

Once the UK's premier teen music magazine with a regular readership of 500,000 and peak sales of over a million, Smash Hits! is closing down its 28-year-old print version.

Feb 10, 2006 | Journalism News

Cartoon protests turn deadly

Protests against the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad have continued to gain intensity in recent days.

Feb 7, 2006 | Journalism News

Ad boss dismisses weblogs as "toilet walls of the internet"

Jean-Remy von Matt, head of the German agency behind the 'You are Germany' campaign, is forced to apologise to an irate blogging community.

Jan 31, 2006 | Journalism News

Workshop for journalists starting out

Aspiring journalists can gain a unique insight into freelance writing at a one day workshop being held in London on March 4.

Jan 27, 2006 | Journalism News

NUJ launches code of practice for 'citizen journalists'

Code aims to allay concern over standards, covering issues such as checking sources and accuracy.

Jan 26, 2006 | Journalism News

Reuters' freelancers return home

Media giant celebrates the release of its trio freelancing in Iraq.

Jan 24, 2006 | Journalism News

Awards open for cyber journalists

BT says your six security reports could be worth a £1,500 accolade.

Jan 18, 2006 | Journalism News

Gunmen urged to free freelance

Crusading freelance is first US female to be seized in Iraq.

Jan 16, 2006 | Journalism News

Concern over plan to charge for FOI

Ministers heard mulling over if Freedom of Information should come at a price.

Jan 6, 2006 | Journalism News

Freelance fired over links with Democracy

AP sees red over freelance who refused to reveal ties to US Congress.

Jan 5, 2006 | Journalism News

Google ranks Janet abreast of online news

Web users decide the naked diva is more newsworthy than the likes of Katrina.

Dec 23, 2005 | Journalism News

Wikipedia bans unknown creators

Encyclopedia closes the book on anonymous creators amid libel fears.

Dec 9, 2005 | Journalism News

NUJ condemns freelances' poor pay

'Disgraceful' clients savaged for 'cynically exploiting' freelance media professionals.

Nov 21, 2005 | Journalism News

Days numbered for print industry, warns FT veteran

Threat from the Web will force newspapers into battle for survival.

Nov 11, 2005 | Journalism News

Freelance battles fear of numbers

Self-employed writer confesses plots for supermarkets, car parks and radio.

Nov 7, 2005 | Journalism News

Blogs distract workers 'in their millions'

Study says almost 10 per cent of a worker’s week is spent glued to the blogosphere.

Nov 1, 2005 | Journalism News