The Old Bailey's crowdfunded liveblogger

It's a while since I've written anything here on crowdfunding, but the story of the Old Bailey's live-tweeter Peter Jukes makes it a subject worth revisiting.

Match reporting opportunity

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.

Research seminar tomorrow

Imagine if David Cameron had his own weekly television programme that ran for three or four hours...

Attention Year 2s - NCTJ Law test coming up.

Year 2s - there will be a short informal NCTJ Law test in our session on Friday November 1st. It's designed to test your knowledge of the subjects studied so far. Those of you who've attended few sessions need to download the handouts from the website and get in some serious reading of McNae. 

Telegraph editorial training scheme open for graduate applications... if you can work out how

The Telegraph's graduate training scheme is open for applications, with a closing date of November 29.

Some details of the scheme site are on the Telegraph's web site, although rather cunningly they don't include any instructions as to how to actually apply - presumably applicants have to demonstrate some investigative journalism in finding out.

Sky News and Sky Sports News work placement opportunities

Deadlines are approaching for two excellent work placement opportunities: at Sky News and Sky Sports News.

Sky News (application deadline 1 November) is accepting work experience applications for January to June 2014.

Placements generally last three weeks and can be across Sky’s multi-platform operation which delivers news to ipads, smartphones, commercial radio stations, the Sky News website and in HD on television.

The Commuter, 18 October 2013

Newspaper produced in real time on Friday 18 October by year 3 students on the Centre for Journalism's BA degree programme.



Reporters: Matt Charles, Rikki Clarke, Lydia Deichmann, Josh Margrie-Rouse, Declan Olley, Clarissa Place, Kirsten Ringelmann, Damilola Sole, Charlie Wahl, Kieran Watkins, Carlo Boffa

Research seminar series

We have our next presentation in our research seminar series on Wednesday 30 October at 1pm in the undergraduate newsroom.

Our very own PhD student Sunthai Constantini will be talking on: "When Participation Excludes Deliberation: The origins of Hugo Chávez’s 'Aló  Presidente'".

I would like to encourage all students to come along and hear what I am sure will be a very interesting talk!

MA Dissertation Preparation Classes

Because we have had some of the Multimedia MA students expressing an interest in doing a Dissertation we have decided to change the time of the Dissertation Preparation classes after this week to Tuesday afternoons at 3pm. So, we will meet this week on Wednesday at 12 but from next week (when we have our library tour) we will meet on the Tuesday.

New Students Take Note

New students please check your emails regularly throughout the day.  Staff members will be regularly emailing you with information throughout the term. It has come to my notice that emails have gone out to students and have not been acknowledged.