Category Archives: Teaching

Student’s work not valued

Hours of unpaid work, doing the tasks that no one who is actually getting paid wants to do is something many students or people doing ‘work experience’ face. At the start of this month the House of Commons heard a … Continue reading

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The man who leaked the Leveson Report.

That blue booklet is something the British press have feared since the start of the Leveson Inquiry- the final report. However now that the Leveson Report is out, loud, and proud we journalists can take a deep breath. So what are … Continue reading

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I ‘like’ the new admissions/hiring process…

Grades, extra activities, a full and well presented resume, criminal records – all of these things are what we expect to be checked when applying to colleges or jobs. But now this simply isn’t enough. The computer mouse is now … Continue reading

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National Public Radio- review from a radio fan.

While being in the US I have noticed that radio isn’t a huge ‘go to’ for people of all ages. When presenting a talk on British media I mentioned that radio was a largely listened form of media but thousands … Continue reading

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Tweets can come back to peck you

While strolling down my Twitter feed and wondering why I follow some of the people I do (probably because I followed them back out of courtesy), I notice tweets that I would call racist, some that are un-politically correct, non … Continue reading

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News for kids- big business

Developing on from my last post and the fact that the internet has allowed a different age group to be involved in the news and media this post will cover what it is like being a child of the internet … Continue reading

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Some things are just best left to the internet – election coverage

New media versus newspapers and print is a huge topic when talking about the evolution of journalism. The cliche saying “you don’t know what you have until it is gone” comes to mind when thinking about the media coverage of … Continue reading

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