The Centre for Journalism Tenth Anniversary drinks Priority


Ten years. More than 500 news conferences. Thousands of vox pops in Gillingham High Street. Hundreds of brilliant careers in many different industries.

The Centre for Journalism is trying to gather as many of its former and current students as possible to raise a glass in celebration of our first decade.

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Moral relativism versus universal morality


The sin of moral relativism should not be underestimated.

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Macedonia will change its name: Is it important?


Republic of Macedonia is a country in the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. It declared independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1991. A multiethnic society, four official languages are spoken in Macedonia: Albanian, Turkish, Romani and Serbian. Macedonia has an open and market-based economy and is a member of the Council of Europe and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

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Howzat! Victoria breaks boundary as first female cricket presenter


Congratulations to Centre for Journalism graduate Victoria Polley who has just become the first female presenter of the county cricket programme Around The Wicket at BBC Essex.

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Newsroom Macs will be wiped over the summer


Just a reminder to all students that the iMacs in all three newsrooms will be wiped over the summer as usual. So if you have any files that are stored in the 'documents' directory or on the desktop of any of those computers, now is the time to back them up. Remember it is your responsibility to keep back up copies of all of your media files.



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We are looking for reporters to join our editorial team publishing the Rutland and Stamford Mercury, The Bourne Local and Rutland Times, based in the beautiful market town of Stamford. With three vibrant newspapers - and associated websites - we can promise you'll never be bored! We are proud to be at the heart of the communities we serve and have a strong readership in print and online.

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30 June deadline for applications for RTS bursaries


The Royal Television Society wants to help talented young people from lower income backgrounds to realise their potential and get a foothold in the television industry. They award 20 bursaries each year to students who have a place to study on our Journalism undergraduate course. To be eligible for a bursary, your household income must be less than £25,000 a year. The bursaries are to support living expenses and will be paid in instalments of £1,000 a year for the duration of the course.

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Internship at Media department, UN Human Rights office in Geneva - unpaid I'm afraid


The Media Section at the UN Human Rights Office in Geneva seeks an intern with excellent research skills, a good understanding of global media and fluency in English. The ideal candidate would be able to work independently, with minimal supervision, in compiling daily press clippings relevant to the Office's work; in monitoring the media to study the impact that our press products have; and in undertaking other tasks, including research, as assigned by the Media Officers and Spokesperson. Knowledge of human rights would be a plus and some knowledge of French is desirable.

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New Religion Media Centre


Useful for students wanting to build their specialist or general knowledge: 

A new organisation has been set up to help the media develop its understanding of religion. 

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Essential Journalism exam on Monday 4th June



If you are taking this exam on Monday 4th June, now is the time to get some practice in news-writing and to refresh your memory of the IPSO ethics code, social media and analytics.  You have been set some papers on Cirrus to practice on: One times out on Wednesday night and the other will be accessible until Monday.  

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