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19 April 2017
Once again, self-styled 'man of the people' Kelvin MacKenzie is making the news with more anti-working class smears against the people of Liverpool
2 November 2016
NUJ members working for Newsquest in South London were out on strike again on 25 October after voting to extend their strike by another five days. It is over a newsroom restructure that will result in 12 reporters covering news, sport and leisure across eleven newspapers and eight websites under a single content editor.
19 October 2016
National Union of Journalists members at local daily papers published by Newsquest in the south of England have taken five days of industrial action against the company, beginning on 13 October. The source of the dispute is cuts to staffing, which have already prompted seven reporters to resign.
5 October 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Virgin Trains strike; Ritzy cinema strike; Newsquest journalists' strike.
21 September 2016
The Guardian, which has led mainstream media campaigning against zero-hour contracts, employs over 100 journalists on zero-hour contracts
29 June 2016
The appalling racist abuse and physical attacks reported since the EU referendum must be condemned and opposed.
1 June 2016
Culture secretary John Whittingdale recently published the government's White Paper plans on the future funding and governance of the BBC. Ken Smith explains what lies behind the changes and why they must be fought.
24 February 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. National FE college strike; construction workers protest against employers breaking pay agreements; Independent newspaper to close.
4 November 2015
The Program is a biographical drama about Lance Armstrong, the disgraced former professional cyclist - and the efforts of investigative journalist David Walsh to expose him.
10 June 2015
"Not every lie amounts to perjury": In a farcical outcome riddled with class bias, Andy Coulson - former editor of the defunct News of the World (NoW) tabloid - saw the perjury case against him collapse at the High Court in Edinburgh last week
10 June 2015
Probation workers: Probation workers in England and Wales organised by public sector union Unison had expected to take strike action for 24 hours on 11 June after employers have failed to improve a 0% pay-rise offer
20 May 2015
No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald is reviewed by Tony Saunois, secretary of the Committee for a Workers' International
14 January 2015
Don't let us be divided! Fight against racism!: This statement was written (on 8 January) by Gauche Revolutionnaire (the sister organisation of the Socialist Party in France) in response to the attack on Charlie Hebdo
18 February 2013
Pickets were out early in Southampton as part of a national strike at the BBC over compulsory redundancies
12 February 2013
BBC NUJ journalists will come out on strike on 18 February, unless the corporation agrees to end compulsory redundancies and redeploy the posts under an agreed scheme
4 January 2013
"McCullin" - released on 1 January - is a 90 minute documentary film about one of the world's greatest living photographers, writes Dave Beale
28 November 2012
MPs' expenses, bankers' bonuses, corporate tax dodgers; this deep, long-term crisis of capitalism has brought with it a thorough-going crisis of legitimacy in capitalist institutions
14 November 2012
Any sympathy for George Entwistle following his resignation as BBC director general after just eight weeks in the job was tempered by anger at his £450,000 pay-off and estimated £877,000 pension
22 August 2012
Yet another ex-News of the World (NoW) journalist has been charged with having committed perjury during the 2010 trial of Scottish socialist Tommy Sheridan, writes Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland.
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