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Apply for membership

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Ways in which you may apply for membership Apply online Complete an on-line application form by clicking the link above.  Don’t forget to enter any reduced first-year subscription offer code in the ‘other details’ section of the form otherwise you may not receive the discount. Also, part of the process is for a credit card number to be entered for all applications.  Don’t worry, we only debit card numbers once your application has been approved by our accreditation committee.  At …

Frequently asked questions

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The publisher of one of the magazines for which I write wants to archive past issues on his web-site. Is this electronic publication, for which a further payment should be levied? I already receive fair payment for first British serial rights. My feeling is that additional payment should be made for putting the work on the website, as this is effectively publication, but I am not sure whether the level of access plays a part – e.g. password access for …

Copyright Definitions

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In the United Kingdom, as in most other countries, virtually all published works, whether literary, photographic, illustrative, filmed or computer-generated, are copyright. The period of copyright generally lasts until 70 years after the death of the author or creator of the material. There is no need to register copyright. Copyright ownership is indicated under international conventions by the C-in-a-circle symbol © followed by the name of the copyright holder and the date of first publication. The copyright owner may sell …

Leading journalists salute fallen colleagues

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Members of the Chartered Institute of Journalists (CIoJ) in London and Lancashire laid twin wreaths on Remembrance Day, in memory of colleagues killed whilst reporting at home and abroad. CIoJ Vice-President, Macer Hall, Political Editor of the Daily Express, took part in the Cenotaph service on Sunday, 11 November, in memory of journalist colleagues who died reporting on the Great War, and in numerous conflicts since. At the same time, CIoJ President, John Thorpe, MBE, columnist on the Yorkshire Evening …

After the rough stuff

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Newsdesks and picture desks must be prepared for trauma By John Szemerey CIOJ member of the Board of the International News Safety Institute We hear a lot about thuggery and threats to journalists on the job. But we hear little about the effect of violence and of seeing gruesome scenes on journalists and photographers. To suffer from trauma after such an experience is not abnormal. Even well-balanced and well prepared individuals can crack up after being in a life-threatening situation …

£50 for two years’ membership

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Are you under 25? Have you just entered the media industry? Do you want the protection that the CIoJ may offer? Very often those who enter the industry for the first time struggle to make ends meet on low wages. In order that you do not miss out on the protection of Institute membership we are offering two-years membership for the introductory price of £50. The criteria that should be fulfilled in order that you may take advantage of this …

Categories of membership and subscription rates

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Below you will find a list of membership categories and the requirements you must fulfil in order to gain membership.  Don’t forget to look at the membership deals we have on at the moment and if you have any queries you may call, +44 (0)20 7252 1187, or email . Full member – Candidates must be solely employed in Journalism or Public Relations for more than one year, or their main source of income is from Journalistic activities.  Subscription …

50% off first years membership fee

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The Institute is offering a 50% discount off the first years membership fee, to journalists who are already members of another industry based organisation, such as the London Press Club, or trade union. All applicants will, of course, have to meet the criteria set by the Institute for membership. To take advantage of this offer either , or, .  In both instances applicants should send a quick covering note quoting membership offer ‘recip03‘ and giving details of the organisation they are …

Who can join?

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Who can join? The Chartered Institute of Journalists is the world’s longest established professional association for journalists. Formed in 1884, the Institute was granted a Royal Charter by Queen Victoria and has been serving the interests of our profession ever since. Our members are professionals in their field and individuals in attitude. They belong to the Institute because they want to be part of an organisation that is dedicated solely to protecting and serving the best interests of journalists and …