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London Freelance Branch meetings in 2001

These were the subjects of LFB meetings in 2001. Links are given to reports where available.

Date Speaker/subject
Jan 8 Annual General Meeting, elected new Committee.
Feb 12 At the House of Commons on the Right to Report
Mar 12 Resumed AGM, and mandating the Branch delegation to Annual Delegate Meeting
Apr 09 Speaker and discussion on pensions
May 14 Andrew Collins being a renaissance freelance, and Pierre Vicary of the BBC World Service chapel.
Jun 11 We heard from the Edinburgh SNAP group (latest), and the Editorial Photo UK (EPUK) group.
Jul 09 We heard about international journalists' organising and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).
August No meeting
Sep 10 A showing of the Creators' Rights Alliance film.
Oct 08 We paid tribute to NUJ member Martin O'Hagan, murdered on 28 September. And heard of the case of Georgy Gongadze, murdered last September.
Nov 12 Simon Wollers on life and journalism in Cuba.
Dec 10 Cassian Harrison, director of the acclaimed Channel 4 programme Beneath the Veil, spoke about the difficulties and dangers of reporting from Afghanistan and similar countries. And Freelance Organiser John Toner spoke about employment rights for freelances.