Coronavirus and freelance journalists

The following is a text on which the NUJ statement published on Monday 16 March 2020 is based. See the official statement for links to further relevant material. The coronavirus pandemic is a global crisis that will affect everyone to some degree, whether or not they are infected with the COVID-19 virus. Workplaces are shutting […]

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Comment is frequently bad-tempered

The following brief article has just been published in Freelance, the newsletter of the National Union of Journalists‘ London Freelance Branch. It was written just before the rumpus surrounding Maddy of the Sorrows, and my resignation from the CiF writers’ roster. I include it here just for the record. We appealed for information on newspaper […]

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