Swedish Union of Journalists

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Full name Swedish Union of Journalists
Native name Journalistförbundet
Founded 1901
Members 19,000
Affiliation TCO, IFJ
Office location Stockholm, Sweden
Country Sweden
Website www.sjf.se

The Swedish Union of Journalists (Swedish: Journalistförbundet, SJF) is a trade union in Sweden. It is affiliated with the Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees, and the International Federation of Journalists.


The SJF has a membership of more than 19 000 members:

  • 8,000 work within the daily newspapers
  • 2,300 with public radio and television
  • 1,800 as freelancers
  • 900 as information officers or editors of small membership papers
  • 800 with magazines
  • 500 with private commercial audiovisual companies
  • 400 with political or specialized reviews

1,700 are retired members, 700 are students in journalism, and an additional 1,000 are unemployed.

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