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Travel grant for aspiring radio journalists (!!!!)

Aug
18

All you aspiring Hemingways and Graham Greenes...here's your chance. 
 
Every year, in partnership with BBC Radio 4, the Royal Geographical Society give someone £5,000 to make their dream journey – anywhere in the world – and record their adventure for a Radio 4 documentary.
 
They are looking for aspiring journalists with a passion for radio who are excited about finding new ways to tell original stories in sound. Past recipients have gone to the South Pacific, Mexico, India and Sierra Leone, to mention just a few.
 
 
DEADLINE NOV 6, 2017
Posted By Laura Garcia read more

Newsroom computers reset and data cleanse. Kit return.

Aug
14

Dear Students, today I am beginning the bi-annual service of all of the newsrooms. All user data will be wiped from all iMac computers. It is not possible to retrieve data once it has been wiped.

As all of you keep your own media on your own storage this is purely a courtesy announcement.

There is still some CFJ kit checked out to students well beyond it's return date. Please check to see if you are on the 'checked out' equipment list on this site and return the kit as soon as you can. Please be prepared to settle the penalty - no exceptions or excuses.   

Posted By Gerardo Calia read more

Where does your country stand in the Passport Index 2017?

Jul
23

Arton Capital's Passport Index is the world’s most popular online interactive tool, which collects, displays and ranks the passports of the world. The methodology of the Passport Index is described here. Passports of 193 United Nations member countries and six territories are considered.

Posted By Kourosh Ziabari read more

Is the tide turning against tuition fees?

Jul
23

(This post was originally published on Backbench UK here, you can find all my previous articles here)

Posted By George Nixon read more

Ever dreamed of working for the BBC's World Service?

Jul
12

If you're bilingual and want to get an insider's look at how the World Service works, the BBC Future Voices Trainee Scheme is just for you!

CLICK THIS LINK FOR MORE INFO

Deadline is on July 24th, 2017

Posted By Laura Garcia read more

Terrorism Threat in Singapore, highest in years says the MHA

Jul
04

Terrorism threat to Singapore has remained its highest level in years, according to a recent report by the Ministry of Home Affairs Singapore (MHA) today.

Main threats are said to come from the Islamic state in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group.

Dr Gerard Lee, former bomb technician and counter-terrorism specialist of the Singapore Armed Forces, says that terrorism threats come from the region, and also locally with regard to “racial and religious tensions” within Singapore.

Posted By Latifa Yedroudj read more

A feather in Bella's cap

Jun
29

MA student Isabella Fish has something to crow about this morning - a byline on page 3 of the Daily Mail.

Bella is currently on work experience at the newspaper after winning a scholarship through the Centre for Journalism. And she couldn't have got off to a better start.

Her story about an adopted rook with "separation issues" leads page 3 today.

We'll have a flutter on it being the first of many stories bearing her name in national newspapers.

Posted By Rob Bailey read more

Sky Sports News Work Experience

Jun
27

Sky Sports News are offering work experience opportunities of up to two weeks for students who are studying on NCTJ accredited courses.  The deadline for application is 9 July.  If you are interested further details can be found at

https://jobs.sky.com/job/osterley/work-experience-in-sky-sports-news-hq/1748/4880060

Posted By Anastasia Bakowski read more

Wanted: Broadcast Researcher for Sunday Politics Show SE

Jun
19

Have you been gripped by the General Election? Do you have a passion for politics? Then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join our friendly team producing a regional political debate show on behalf of the BBC. The Sunday Politics South East is a fast-paced, studio-based programme, which holds MPs, Ministers and local authorities to account, and scrutinises major issues and policies that affect us all.  

Posted By TimLuckhurst read more

Dear God, stop patronising us

Jun
15

(This piece was initially published on Backbench UK here, minus the original Paul Weller references, which is sad. Find my profile here)

Posted By George Nixon read more

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