NCTJ Law - attention Year 2s


Don't forget to bring with you to Friday's NCTJ law session your McNae AND the exam test paper I gave out last week. In the interests of the environment, no more will be photocopied! 

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Lauren lands Express job


We couldn't help but notice a familiar byline on the Express website's coverage of Kanye West's meltdown this morning. That's Lauren Meechan, who graduated from the CfJ's BA programme this summer, and has landed a great job as online showbiz reporter for the Express - having applied through LinkedIn.

Congratulations Lauren.

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An outsider looking in – a Muslim’s perspective of America


So unless you’ve taken a trip off to a distant planet the last few weeks, you’ll know Donald Trump is the President-elect of the United States of America. The more likely scenario is that you’ve been in a weird hybrid hibernation – sleeping for a while, waking up to check if it really happened, then pretending it didn’t by going back to sleep - since the dramatic result of a fascinating, but very depressing election. I wouldn’t blame you. We’ve just endured arguably one of the worst elections. We witnessed two candidates who were not particularly liked face off.

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US Election 2016


Because I am sad, and also interested in these things, I'm liveblogging the US Election tonight. Feel free to keep up with it through the night if you want, or just check in tomorrow morning for the results.

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Vine is ending and I'm sad: An obituary


Imagine if your favourite app was wiped from the app store and ceased to exsist. The news that Vine will be discontinued over the next few monthsleft me in shock. I was surprised to discover that I was emotionally attached to this app, and so to have that suddenly taken away had me feeling as though I had lost something. Now you're probably thinking, "Katie, get over yourself, it's a bloody mobile app." and I couldn't agree with you more, but let me explain to you why I was so invested in this app. 

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Year 3's New Perspectives web site is live again today


Year 3 students from the BA Journalism course are once again working on an assessed newsday. This afternoon they will be broadcasting 2 hours of live radio from the centre's newsroom. And throughout the day they will be updating their New Perspectives web site and its associated social media accounts. 

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Meet the graduates: Kishan Koria


In the latest of our series of interviews with recent Centre for Journalism graduates, Kishan Koria talks about landing a job with ITV's Peston on Sunday before he had graduated - and having to take time off work to take his exams.

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Today: 10-minute talk that could change your future


Today at 1pm we're welcoming former regional newspaper editor Rebecca Smith to the CfJ newsroom. Rebecca now works for Kent Business School here at the university, and will be introducing the ASPIRE project, which aims to encourage student entrepreneurs to develop their ideas for commercial and social enterprise ventures - and, crucially, to help provide them with funding.

She'll be giving a short, 10-minute presentation to introduce the scheme at 1pm in the main undergraduate newsroom. All undergraduate and postgraduate students are encouraged to attend.

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BBC's Fi Glover to vist CfJ


Fiona – Fi – Glover will visit the Centre on Monday 13 February 2017. She will speak about her career and answer questions in the main newsroom at 1pm. Fi is an award winning presenter of BBC network radio shows, fellow of the Radio Academy and founder of Sound Women – a lobbying and networking group for women in the audio industries.Fi is also a Kent graduate. She studied Classical Civilisation and Philosophy between 1987 and 1990. In July 2016 she was awarded an honorary doctorate at our graduation ceremony in Rochester Cathedral.

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