British and Irish journalists mark a year since Lyra McKee murder

NUJ members celebrate the ‘fearlessly questioning’ legacy of reporter shot dead during violent clashes in Derry Journalists across Britain and Ireland have marked a year since the murder of Lyra McKee, who was shot dead in Derry by a dissident republican activist as she observed a violent clash between the New IRA and the police. “The greatest tribute we can pay Lyra is to find ways to encourage and promote the kind of imaginative, insightful and brave journalism for which she will be remembered,” said Michelle Stanistreet, the general secretary of the National Union of Journalists. Continue reading...