The wife of a Spanish reporter held for three months by militants in Syria has broken her silence in the hope that publicity might achieve what negotiation has not. Martin Chulov's report for the Guardian sheds new light on the kidnapping of journalists and aid workers in Syria and highlights the perils of what is plainly one of the most dangerous conflicts for reporters in recent history.
Fans of the table-topping Maidstone United Under-21s have been unable to read about their team's fine run of form this season... until now.
Josh Margrie-Rouse's match report was published on the MUFC website today, after seven sports journalism students attended last nights' Kent derby against Margate.
And more of the students' work may feature in the programme for the next first team league game, I hear.