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June 2011 News

Journalists’ union supports public sector strikes

Members of the National Union of Journalists have shown their support to public sector workers on strike by joining them on the picket line. On his last day in the job, general secretary Jeremy Dear encouraged union members to support the strikes staged

Would-be journalists offered free course places

Would-be journalists in Ireland are being encouarged to apply for a free course at  Belfast Metropolitan College. The college is thought to be the only one in Europe where the National Council for the Training of Journalists’ National Diploma is available free

Twitter launches online guide for journalists

Microblogging site Twitter has launched a new online guide for journalists to help them maximise their use of the website. Twitter for Newsrooms aims to provide information so that journalists can find sources and publish stories faster. It claims that Twitter

Reporter lands newsdesk role after three years

The Scarborough Evening News has appointed a new deputy head of content in the shape of 23-year-old Laura Crothers, pictured left. Joining the Johnston Press-owned title in February 2008 after passing her NCTJ preliminary exams at Darlington College, Laura was quickly made business

New website to focus on London business

A new website about London businesses is to be launched in the first of what is expected to become a global series. LondonLovesBusiness will be launched in September and is the creation of publishing entrepreneurs Graham Sherren and Mike Bokaie,