Mark Watts’ McCarthyite attack on Rich Simcox as a candidate for the National Union of Journalists’ (NUJ’s) editor was a strange and misguided mistake.
I woke in hospital from my knee operation on Tuesday to two items of bad news: Watt’s email and the fact that my knee was worse than expected, I had lost my cartilage and I had arthritis.
The knee will get better. I am not sure Watts will. Continue reading
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) election for the next editor of The Journalists is a two-horse race.
Everyone I speak to tells me this. But each time, the two horses are different. Or at least, one of those horses is different.
Every commentator seems to think it is a race between Rich Simcox and AN Other. Continue reading
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) ballot to elect an editor for The Journalist is run by the electoral reform society using the alternative vote system, (called instant run-off voting in the US).
This is the single transferable voting system for when there is only one elected position – a variation of which elected Boris Johnson mayor or London.
Cardiff Travelodge is dirty, noisy, and unwelcoming like all Travelodges but also gives your room number written on the back of an envelope.
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has shortlisted 8 candidates in the election to replace Tim Gopsill as the £50,000-a-year editor of the union’s magazine The Journalist.
The 8 are:
Getting up at 6am every weekday means I have to work hard to ensure I get enough sleep each week.
Accounts, accounting and accountants are all I have had today.