March Branch Meeting: Discussing Demotix

22nd March, 2011

In the March Branch meeting, 6pm at Headland House on Tuesday 29 March, we will be holding a discussion on Demotix, the PA distribution deal and what  it means for the profession.

CEO Turi Munthe will be attending the meeting to give an insight into the Demotix business model and will be taking questions. NUJ organiser Jenny Lennox, who represented PA staff photographers during the recent redundancies, will also be speaking at the meeting along with LPB Vice Chair and freelance photographer Andrew Wiard.

The meeting will open with a slide show from the 1986 Wapping dispute. Twenty-five years ago Rupert Murdoch moved his newspaper group overnight l,eading to the sacking of over 5,500 workers. If you covered Wapping and would like to add them to the slideshow please email them over to Larry Herman by the end of the week.

Business side of the meeting will discuss a few key motions for the NUJ Delegate Meeting.

All branch motions should be sent to joint secretary JasonParkinson before the meeting commences.

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