Fighting for the Future – article by Jenny Sims in The Journalist June/July 2017 issue

Fighting for the future Following London’s tragic Grenfell Tower fire several national newspapers have suggested it may not have happened had there been a flourishing local newspaper scene able to challenge Kensington & Chelsea council’s decisions. “Local press matters: we […]

A Leap of Faith – by Jenny Sims

A Leap of Faith – by Jenny Sims

Getting an article published in The Journalist isn’t easy, not least because of its limited space and budget. My article “Faith in the news”, page 8 in the December/January 2017 edition, is no exception. (You can read the issue here: or download […]

Freelance Salon: Think Outside the Box, Cardiff, Saturday 26 November

Want to boost your freelance career? Or are you thinking of going freelance? In any event, this event organised by our branch jointly with NUJ Training Wales is guaranteed to give you lots of ideas and encouragement – as well […]

Remembering Aberfan – the 50th Anniversary Conference at JOMEC

On Thursday September 8th 2016, Cardiff University’s School of Journalism (JOMEC), Media and Cultural Studies held a one day conference  focussing on the themes of remembering the Aberfan disaster of October 21st 1966 – as well as forgetting and moving on in the […]

Aberfan – Remembering, Forgetting & Moving On

This important event commemorating the 50th anniversary of one of the worst disasters in the history of mining in south Wales – Aberfan – is now free to attend because of funding from Cardiff University in addition to financial support […]