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Essential Journalism exam on Monday 4th June

May
29

 

If you are taking this exam on Monday 4th June, now is the time to get some practice in news-writing and to refresh your memory of the IPSO ethics code, social media and analytics.  You have been set some papers on Cirrus to practice on:  https://nctj.cirrusplatform.com. One times out on Wednesday night and the other will be accessible until Monday.  

Posted By Angela Harrison read more

Convergent Journalism 1 revision session

May
21

Attention first years. We'll be holding a revision session for Convergent Journalism 1 (JN303) on Tuesday 29 May at 11.30am in the main newsroom.

Posted By Ian Reeves read more

Social Media opportunity with the Royal Engineers

May
18

The Royal Engineers are seeking a social media assistant with many of the skills we teach here in the CfJ. The work is based a Brompton Barracks.   A full job description appears  in the document below.  All applications should be sent to Major Sean Scullion, Chief of Staff, Regimental Hedquarters Royal Engineers, Brompton Barracks:  Sean.Scullion788@mod.gov.uk . Applications should include a CV and a covering letter.

Posted By TimLuckhurst read more

Watch out for the echo chambers

May
12

The lengths to which people will go to 'win' an argument can be truly frightening. Ego and self-preservation often prevail over honesty and common sense, as we fight to be right.

Posted By Arthur Kay read more

Mexican government would never agree to pay for the expenses of the Wall: Salvador Vazquez del Mercado

May
10

The U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to separate the United States from Mexico with a wall on the country's southern border was one of the controversial pledges he made during the campaign season in the run-up to the November 2016 presidential polls.

Posted By Kourosh Ziabari read more

Malaysia's 14th General Election, the fiercest political battle since our independance

May
08

Tomorrow, the 9th of May, thousands of Malaysians will cast their vote in the 14th general election. Many consider this election to be one of the fiercest political battle between the ruling coalition, Barisan Nasional (the National Front) and the opposition party, Pakatan Harapan (The Alliance of Hope).

Posted By Shinissa Kaur read more

year 2 Convergent revision class

May
08

For all year 2 students:

Please come to the small newsroom at 1100 on Thursday 10th, for a Convergent revision class.

Richard

Posted By richardpendry read more

Year 3 project marks available from 2.30pm

May
08

Year 3 project marks can be collected from Nicola's office any time after 2.30pm this afternoon.

Posted By Ian Reeves read more

The rise of the polyamorous relationship

May
07

I like to think of myself as quite a forward-thinking kind of person. But one thing I only discovered last week was that of the polyamorous relationship.

Posted By Daniel Otway read more

Invitation to attend live transmission of Radio 4's Media Show

May
04

On 20 June Radio 4's The Media Show will broadcast a special edition live from the Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House. They have  subtitled the event "Revolutions" because they are looking at the revolution that is taking place in how the news is reported. Media Show editor Richard Hooper hopes this will be of interest to students in the Centre for Journalism and he invites you to apply for free tickets via this link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/the_media_show_20june18

Amol Rajan, the BBC's Media Editor, who you will all recall from this year's Bob Friend Lecture, is presenter of the Media Show. He will be joined on 20 June by Fran Unsworth, the BBC's Director of News and Current Affairs and a panel of journalists who are disrupting the mainstream media. There'll be a chance for members of the audience to ask questions. After the broadcast there will also be an opportunity for you to meet Amol and ask questions.  I encourage you to apply. It is a great opportuniuty  

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