Ready for the biggest Scoops?

Feb
21

Scoop Online is back today from 9 until 5 for the year 3 newsday. 

Click on the links to keep up to date with the latest breaking, national, international and entertainment news.

The link to the website is:

http://centreforjournalismprojects.co.uk/scooponline/

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and reddit. 

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Parliament and Sky News trip - March 4

Feb
20

All aboard! The Westminster trip for first year undergraduates and MA students will be on Tuesday, March 4.

We need to meet outside Parliament at 9am to get registered for our tour. You will need to plan train journeys accordingly. Westminster is on the Circle, District and Jubilee lines so is easy to get to from Victoria, London Bridge and Charing Cross.

We will meet outside the visitor entrance to Parliament, opposite Westminster Abbey. Please see the helpful map below.

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Undergraduates - Please return overdue kit URGENTLY

Feb
19

Please could you all return overdue kit -ESPECIALLY EDIROLS (there are now none available) either today or by tomorrow to me (thurs 20th FEB) at the very latest.

Fines will be waived if this deadline is met - no exceptions will be made for overdue kit returned after thursday.

If you need to extend the loan of your equipment come and find me and arrangements will be made as appropriate.

Thank you :-)

Gerardo

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Year 1 Shorthand Combined Group Friday

Feb
18

The combined year 1 shorthand group on Friday from 10.00 - 11.00 will be held in G3-05 commencing this Friday, 20 February.

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Kazakhstan: poisoned legacy. Al Jazeera screening

Feb
17
Event date: 
20 February 2014 - 1:00pm

All staff and students are warmly invited to a screening of my film for Al Jazeera exposing a British mining company's close links with dangerous lead smelter in Kazakhstan. The company denies it was in control of the highly toxic process, but we uncovered evidence to the contrary. I will show the film and then take questions.  

The screening will be shortly after 1pm in the main undergraduate newsroom this Thursday, 20 February. 

Richard

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How councillors will decide how to spend £1.6bn - and increase your council tax

Feb
12

Kent County Council holds its annual budget meeting on Thursday (13) - an important meeting because it will decide if there should be an increase in the council tax for the first time in four years.

County councillors will also vote on an £82m package of cost-cutting measures - cuts - including changes to the school Freedom Pass.

These set piece meetings can be reminiscent of the yah-boo politics of Prime Minister's Questions and there is always a lot  - actually rather too much - of point scoring.

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A familiar face on the News At Ten

Feb
11

Intrepidly he set out this morning across the flood-stricken communities of the Thames Valley in order to see the devastation for himself, and perhaps to bring some small crumbs of comfort to the people suffering such great hardships in Britain's wettest winter in 300 years.

No surprise then, that News at Ten cameras were there to catch the moment, to bring news of his visit to the waiting nation.

Yes, it's the Centre for Journalism's own Nick Gutteridge (MA Multimedia Journalism, 2012) - now a reporter for the Reading Chronicle - seen here with some politician whose name escapes me trying to muscle in on the the photo opportunity.

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Conor Diggin is the Bob Friend Sky News Scholar for 2014

Feb
11

The  selection for the Bob Friend Sky News Scholarship is arguably one of the toughest processes that any first year student journalist in the country will have to undertake. Rightly so, because the prize at stake is so prestigious.

So congratulations are in order for all of the students who had a stab at it this year, particularly the five who were shortlisted following their submission of detailed treatments for 24 hours of Sky News coverage. 

This morning they sat a tough written test, and then went before a panel of senior journalists, who grilled them rigorously on a variety of journalism-related topics.

Only one winner can emerge, though, and this year Conor Diggin has the great honour of becoming the Bob Friend scholar for 2014. His achievement will be marked at the Bob Friend lecture on 27 February, which will be given this year by Sky News chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay.

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CfJ Radio: News programme from Friday 7 February

Feb
11

Two hours of live news radio, as produced by Year 3 students on our BA in Journalism and the News Industry.

Presenters: Christine Stokes and Jack Reed

Editors: Sam Thompson, Ben Wright, Damilola Sole, Dan Sampayo

Executive: Lydia Hamilton

Assessed reporters: Declan Olley, Clarissa Place, Kirsten Ringelmann, Mhairi Beveridge, Matt Charles, Rikki Clarke, Lydia Deichmann, Josh Margrie-Rouse, Charlie Wahl, Kieran Watkins, Carlo Boffa, Bill Topping, Lauren Clarke

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BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme now with extended deadline of 17 February

Feb
11

The BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme 2014 is now open for applications with an extended deadline of 17 February.

The entry criteria for this year's scheme has been widened, and it is now also open to people with a qualification in broadcast journalism -- though this is by no means a requirement.

Now in its eighth year the BBC’s Journalism Trainee Scheme offers a year’s paid work as a trainee in one of our UK newsrooms -- across online, radio and TV – and the chance to work in one of the greatest broadcasting organisations in the world.

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