Mike Holderness, NUJ member of honour Picture: Mark Dimmock

Based on the citation I delivered, conferring on Mike Holderness NUJ membership of honour. Mike Holderness might look like a mild-mannered, middle-aged anarchist – but the man we have before us is a warrior.  For the past quarter century, he …

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To understand why I gave this speech, a little background is necessary.  Delegates to the National Union of Journalists Annual Delegate Meeting (ADM) in April 2007 voted to adopt a loosely-worded composite motion instructing the union’s national executive to call …

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