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  • Outstanding journalism heralds’ new awards scheme

    Following last year’s AGM over sixty members and guests joined broadcaster and journalist Nick Ferrari to celebrate the outstanding work of member Tanya Fowles. The inaugural award was given in recognition of her outstanding work in fighting unjustifiable anonymity orders in the courts of Northern Ireland, making a stand for open justice and highlighting the…

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  • CIoJ member Tanya Fowles receives award

    CIoJ’s Tanya Fowles awarded Journalist of the Year Award – 2023

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  • Award for court reporter

    Press Release Release date: 12 September 2023 Award for court reporter The governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Journalists has issued a special award to an Institute member in Northern Ireland for her outstanding work in upholding Open Justice. Tanya Fowles, a court reporter and Local Democracy journalist, has sought to halt a developing…

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  • INSTITUTE’S TRIBUTE TO BETTY BOOTHROYD

    Press Release Release date: 27 February 2023 INSTITUTE’S TRIBUTE TO BETTY BOOTHROYD The Chartered Institute of Journalists has paid tribute to the late Baroness (Betty) Boothroyd following her death yesterday at the age of 93. In 2001, Betty Boothroyd was awarded the Gold Medal of the Institute in recognition of her services to parliamentary democracy…

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  • Institute condemns arrest of journalists covering JSO protests

    Press Release Release date: 9 November 2022 The Chartered Institute of Journalists condemns the arrests of professional journalists while covering Just Stop Oil protests on the M-25 motorway. The world’s longest established professional association of journalists says it is greatly alarmed by an increasing pattern of arrests of photographers and journalists carrying out their everyday…

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  • The Chartered Institute of Journalists expresses its profound sadness on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    Press Release Release date: 8 September 2022 The Chartered Institute of Journalists expresses its profound sadness at the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and sends its deepest condolences to all members of the Royal Family. The Institute has been honoured and privileged to have worked to further the interests of professional journalism and media freedom…

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  • CIoJ welcomes government announcement on SLAPPs

    Press Release Release date: 22 July 2022 The Chartered Institute of Journalists welcomes the UK government’s announcement of proposed measures to curb the practice of ‘Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation’ which silences public interest investigative journalism. Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor Dominic Raab explained the plans will give courts the power to throw out baseless…

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  • CIoJ condemns killing of Shireen Abu Aqla

    Press Release Release date: 13 May 2022 The Chartered Institute of Journalists has condemned the killing of Palestinian-American correspondent for Al Jazeera Shireen Abu Aqla in Jenin 11th May 2022. She was killed while covering a raid by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and her producer Ali Samoudi was shot and wounded. The…

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  • CIoJ backs press exemption in new Online Safety Bill

    Press Release Release date: 18 February 2022 The Chartered Institute of Journalists welcomes the Government’s commitment to prevent professional journalists from being wrongly prosecuted as a result of new criminal offences being created by the Online Safety Bill. Chris Philp, Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy, has announced there will be a press exemption…

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  • Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Two Journalists for Defending Freedom of Expression

    Press Release Release date: 11 October 2021 The Chartered Institute of Journalists praises two journalists, Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, who have been honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize for their ‘courageous fight’ to defend freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia. Institute President, Professor Tim Crook, said: “This year’s Nobel Peace Prize highlights…

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