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New member needed

The Society of Editors is looking for a new board member to replace Neil Fowler, who will shortly complete his term on the board. Mr Fowler, editor of the Western Mail, will retire as immediate past president at the AGM

Legendary editor lured for conference

The legendary editor of the Washington Post who presided over the Watergate investigation that brought down President Nixon is to deliver the Society of Editors lecture at the annual conference in October. Ben Bradlee, and the investigation that was filmed

Scottish conference dates

The Society of Editors Scottish Seminar and Conference 2001 will be held at the Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor, on Friday-SundayMay 4-6. Friday’s seminar, open to non-members, will have a session on the Internet as a Newsgathering Tool conducted by David Randall.

"Constructive" meeting on FoI

The Society of Editors has held what it describes as a “constructive” meeting with Elizabeth France, who will become Information Commissioner on January 30 under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act. President of the Society, Belfast Telegraph editor

Bridge over troubled waters

Page 1 of 2 News-making and news reporting in Northern Ireland has come under the spotlight at the Commonwealth Editors’ Forum in Barbados. Society of Editors president Ed Curran, editor of the Belfast Telegraph, explained how the press was helping

My experience at the"other end" of a news story

Page 3 of 3 Santha Rasaiah said, following the Queen’s Speech, that she had never known a government workload like it and her fears that much of the legislation would be rushed proved to be true. Rushed legislation makes bad

Editor calls for vigilance after he is "doorstepped"

An editor has spoken about his treatment at the hands of the press after his brother-in-law was shot and killed in South Africa. Neil Fowler, editor of the Western Mail in Cardiff, said: “It made me wonder whether the way

Stand up for press freedom

The Annual General Meeting of the Society of Editors, held on the last day of its three-day annual conference in Cardiff, saw Ed Curran – editor of the Belfast Telegraph – elected as the new President with Liz Page –

Editor's commitment is praised

The Society of Editors conference was opened by the Secretary of State for Wales, Paul Murphy, who paid tribute to the roles of the newspapers edited by president NeilFowler and vice-president Ed Curran. He said that the commitment of Fowler’s

Editors annual conference kicks off in Cardiff

Editors from all over the UK were in Cardiff today at the annual conference of the Society of Editors. The event began last night (Sunday) as delegates were welcomed to the Hilton Hotel by the Society’s President – and editor

Here is the news- Editors' topical agenda

The BBC’s decision to move its main news to 10pm is likely to come up for discussion this month at the Society of Editors annual conference. Top name speakers from the media, politics and other organisationsare lined up for the

Editors to debate naming and shaming of paedophiles

Editors will debate the naming and shaming ofpaedophiles during their three-day annual conference in Cardiff next month. Paul Nicholas, assistant editor of the News of the World – the paper that embarked on a campaign to publish pictures and details

Chris Smith to lecture on the future of news

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Chris Smith, will deliverthe first Society of Editors Lecture at the society’s annual conference inCardiff between October 15 and 17. The conference theme, “The Future of News”, will be summed up by

"Too few women editors" says Liz Page

Liz Page, editor of the Evening Press, York, has won the unanimous nomination of the board of the Society of Editors to take over as vice president next month. If the annual meeting in Cardiff in October backs the board’s

New President will step up

Ed Curran, editor of the Belfast Telegraph, will take over as President of the Society of Editors at its annual meeting in October. He will replace Neil Fowler, editor of the Western Mail. The meeting takes place on the final