The National Union of Journalists is a trade union for journalists in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It was founded in 1907 and has 38,000 members. It is a member of the International Federation of Journalists.


Brexit, racism and fake news

On Saturday 11th March 2017, The National Union of Journalists ethics council organised a conference in London, on the topic of ‘Brexit, racism and fake news’.

Read more on the event here

Guide to Reporting Poverty

Journalists and charity campaigners in Britain have joined forces to combat bias in journalism that makes life even worse for people trapped in a world of growing inequality and deprivation.

This has led the National Union of Journalists in the UK and the British-based group Church Action on Poverty to draft reporting guidelines for journalists and editors and now they plan to make a film to reinforce the message that news media need to set higher standards.

Read the guidelines here

Media Codes and Guidelines related to The National Union of Journalists (NUJ)