Year 1 public affairs class today


Don't forget that Paul Francis is running this week's Year 1 Public Affairs class at 1.30pm today in the main newsroom.

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Kent Echo News is LIVE


Ladies and gentlemen, it is newsday time today and that means our website is live again for the day!

So if you haven't already, CLICK HERE for our live coverage of Kentish and national news!

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Court Reporting - attention Year 2s and MAs


Just a reminder that teaching for the Court Reporting module starts this Friday. Same times as last term BUT - Year 2s please note we are not in the same room. We are in G2-04 - as it appears on your timetable. MAs - same time, same place. If you are going to do this module you must make every effort to attend all sessions as time is pretty tight. 

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Kent Echo is LIVE today!


Third year students are working hard on their second print newsday today and running a news website. Check out Kent Echo for all the latest Kent news and updates, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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CFJ Kit returns. Week commencing 22nd January 2018.


Dear Students,

The kit room will be closed 22nd to 24th january as I will not be present at the CFJ on those dates.

If you currently have overdue kit you will need to return it to me and settle your penalty either today 19th January or next thursday 25th january.

If you require kit for next week, please request and collect it today, 19th January.

If you have kit due for return on 22,23 or 24th January (next mon tues or weds) then please return it on thursday 25th instead. You will not incur a penalty if returned on this date.  

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Print newsday teams: Years 1 and 2


The teams for the print newsdays for Year 1 and 2 undergrad students over the next couple of weeks have been decided using the time-honoured CfJ sorting hat. Team 1 will produced their newspaper next Thursday (25 Jan), while Team 2 will produce theirs the following week (1 Feb). Rob and Angela will edit the two newsapers with assistance from Ron and from me. The teams are below. If your name is not on either list, let me know ASAP.

Team 1

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Daily Mail trainee reporter and sub-editor schemes


Trainee reporters

Britain’s most successful newspaper group is looking for trainee reporters. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work at the Daily Mail newspaper. 
Our trainee reporters embark on a year-long programme that involves intense training, assessment and on-the-job experience at regional daily newspapers and agencies.
The successful applicants will probably have a degree and will have shown a commitment to journalism by writing for their student newspaper/website and gained work experience in newsrooms.

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The FT's Paul McClean Graduate Trainee Programme


This is a really good opportunity for people interested in global affairs and financial journalism - starting in September. Applications close 28 February.

The FT says it encourages international applications.




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WANTED: your views on the local press. Join the debate here


Poor journalism and bad English were among the disturbing findings revealed by Adam Landau in his insightful blog post (Who is writing local news? 31 December, 2017). Below is an equally revealing article by someone who has been writing local news for as many years as I have.

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NCTJ Law revision session - attention Year 2 and MAs


Don't forget there is a joint revision session for your NCTJ law exam on Wednesday January 17th from 2 - 4pm in room G4-12.  Please bring your holiday test paper with you. Also a reminder to all those planning to take the Court Reporting module this term.  There are no classes on Friday January 19th as I'm at an NCTJ law board meeting. Teaching will begin on the 26th.

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