More from the July NEC

Cameron and that TUC invite – it’s the NUJ what done it! Within days of the union’s NEC passing a motion deploring the decision of the TUC general council to invite prime minister David Cameron to address Congress in Manchester in September, Cameron decided not...

Embedded with the bankers

Banner Theatre has been working with the Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom and the National Union of Journalists to develop Embedded with the Bankers, a new 25-minute live music and video performance, which asks the question: Why didn’t the UK media warn...

Payment for photographers – well er um…

Two letters about payment for photographers, from members in the CWU and Aslef unions, which appeared in the current issue of the Journalist, were criticised at last Friday’s NEC meeting. Both letters, which appear on pages 26 and 27, suggested that photographers...

Vanunu fights on

At last week’s NEC meeting I read the following report given to me on the current state of Mordechai Vanunu, by his brother Meir. The 56-year-old, who spent 18 years in prison for revealing details of the country’s nuclear arsenal to the Sunday Times in 1986,...

Campaigning for public services

Hardly a day goes by without more fall-out from the government’s emergency budget announced last month.  Announcements of cuts, some immediate and some to come, abound.  No service seems safe and we will all be affected, which is why I have tabled the following...