As part of the Palestine Unlocked festival (www.PalestineUnlocked.com) the Oxford NUJ branch is hosting a roundtable discussion about how news from Palestine is gathered and reported. This is a public event
Venue: Friends Meeting House, 43 St Giles, Oxford
Date/time: Tuesday June 16th, 7.00pm
The discussion will be preceded, at 6.30pm, by the formal opening of an exhibition of photographs taken by Nablus-based photojournalist Abed Qusini, which will be on display until Friday June 26th. (For details of opening times please see below)
Our knowledge of what is happening in the West Bank and Gaza depends in no small part on the ability of Palestinian journalists to gather and report news stories.
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The May branch meeting will take a discussion on new opportunities for earning a living in a digital market using our traditional skills in writing, reporting, researching, interviewing, illustrating, desgining, editing, photographing, filming, publicising and all the other things NUJ members do. We will explore avenues for building links with Oxforshire’s growing digital communitiy to open up new opportunities for collaborating to earn a living in digital markets. We are all learning from one another, so please come along and join the conversation.
When? Thursday May 9th. Discussion starts at 8.00pm. From 7.00-8.00 is a training session on starting up your own website. Participation is by prebooking only, but members are welcome to sit in on the session.
Where? The Panel Room, Oxford Town Hall