A feather in Bella's cap


MA student Isabella Fish has something to crow about this morning - a byline on page 3 of the Daily Mail.

Bella is currently on work experience at the newspaper after winning a scholarship through the Centre for Journalism. And she couldn't have got off to a better start.

Her story about an adopted rook with "separation issues" leads page 3 today.

We'll have a flutter on it being the first of many stories bearing her name in national newspapers.

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Sky Sports News Work Experience


Sky Sports News are offering work experience opportunities of up to two weeks for students who are studying on NCTJ accredited courses.  The deadline for application is 9 July.  If you are interested further details can be found at

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Wanted: Broadcast Researcher for Sunday Politics Show SE


Have you been gripped by the General Election? Do you have a passion for politics? Then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join our friendly team producing a regional political debate show on behalf of the BBC. The Sunday Politics South East is a fast-paced, studio-based programme, which holds MPs, Ministers and local authorities to account, and scrutinises major issues and policies that affect us all.  

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Dear God, stop patronising us


(This piece was initially published on Backbench UK here, minus the original Paul Weller references, which is sad. Find my profile here)

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"The Salesman" to be screened by the Rochester Film Society Today


The 2016 Iranian drama The Salesman by two-time Oscar-winning Director Asghar Farhadi will be screened by the Rochester Film Society today at 7:30 pm.

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Centre for Journalism covers shock #GeneralElection2017


Students and lecturers from the Centre for Journalism covered the results of the General Election in 2017 for KMTV, ITV Meridian, BBC Radio Kent and many more.

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International student mentors - A BIG thank you



 Hi, Now that we have reached the end of the academic year , I must  extend a heartfelt thanks to Duarte and Anita who have done such  sterling work on our behalf this year. Best  wishes for the future.

I also have to thank Laura who has given massive support throughout the year.

NOW - as Duarte and Anita will be graduating we will need 2 new international  student mentors for 2017/18. If you think you would like to help out with this please do get in touch with me and we can talk about what's involved.

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Public Affairs Exam Friday 9.06.17


The Public Affairs exam will be held on Friday 9 June.  The exam starts at 2pm but PLEASE ARRIVE AT 1.30 and bring your ID card.  The exam will be held in 3 different newsrooms as follows:

Year 1 in G1-04 except for extra time students (see below)

MAs in G3-19 (except for extra time students (see below)

Freddie, Josh Flores, Chloe Pizzey, James Connolly and Kaya in G1-04

Extra time students (Jack, James, Alex Crean, Amber, Callum Mcavoy, Shannon) in G1-03

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Public Affairs Revision for Year 1 - TODAY


Paul is giving a Public Affairs revision session today 7 June at 3pm in the UG newsroom

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Public Affairs Revision


Paul will be holding two Public Affairs revision sessions next week.  Below is the MA session.  The year 1 session will be confirmed soon.

MA: Tuesday, 6 June at 2pm in UG newsroom




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