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Are the famous making it hard for breakthrough journalists?

January 7, 2015 4:40 pm0 comments
Is it unethical for mainstream publication to use ex-professionals instead of seasoned journalists?

For years I have read online papers such as The Telegraph and GQ and it’s never really hit me but (The Telegraph are particularly guilty of this) they employ ex-professionals to write their columns. To be fair, it’s totally understandable. It’s a dog-eat-dog world in the world that is journalism, and […]

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How significant is the legacy of the Washington Post’s reports of the Watergate scandal to the field of investigative journalism?

June 4, 2014 12:51 pm0 comments
How significant is the legacy of the Washington Post’s reports of the Watergate scandal to the field of investigative journalism?

The legacy of the Washington Post’s role in regards to revealing aspects of the Watergate mystery is said to be hanging with the printing plate that announced United States President Richard Nixon’s resignation in a conference room where Washington Post editors meet every day. Debates, however, still surface as to […]

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Sky News presenter Stephen Dixon on how to succeed as a journalist

August 5, 2013 3:33 pm0 comments
Sky News presenter Stephen Dixon on how to succeed as a journalist

Friendly and successful Cumbrian presenter Stephen Dixon, 39, reveals his path to success and dishes out the secrets to cracking the journalism industry… Beginning his career as an unpaid team member of his local radio station whilst studying a Broadcast Journalism degree at Nottingham Trent, Dixon knows all too well […]

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Celebrity Journalists

June 10, 2013 2:00 pm0 comments
Celebrity Journalists

In this new journalistic era of parsimony, one’s artistry and literary prowess are insufficient. For, whilst spirit and skill are necessary, it is experience that is imperative in the realm of reporting. Aspiring graduates are frequently greeted with three familiar words upon searching for employment: “one year’s experience”. In such […]

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What is wrong with social networking websites?

June 3, 2013 2:54 pm0 comments
What is wrong with social networking websites?

If you have ever scrolled down your Twitter feed you would have most likely seen something very offensive towards someone or something. So offensive, in fact, that it may have shocked you! But have you ever realised that the person who wrote this hateful comment would never say it to […]

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Reality: When it hits, you know it

January 30, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Reality: When it hits, you know it

There comes a point in everybody’s life were reality begins to rear it’s ugly head. This normally happens upon finishing university, being in so much debt that you’re considering prostitution and realising you’re probably not going to get a job. When this eventually happens it’s back to square one.  Yes, back to […]

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And After University?

December 25, 2012 12:00 pm2 comments
And After University?

Recently I traveled up to the north of England to meet my boyfriend’s family for the first time—a nerve-racking and terrifying experience for anyone. However, I have to say, the experience turned out to be an eye opener; a real catalyst for self-evaluation. I was consistently asked, What do you do?, […]

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Reporting about the reporters

November 25, 2012 8:00 pm0 comments
Reporting about the reporters

“Personal example carries more weight than preaching”, says a Chinese proverb. This sentence best summarizes the aim of David Randall’s The Great Reporters. The book is suitable not only for people interested in journalism. The style is easy to follow even if you don’t have background knowledge. The introductions are […]

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