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Kent Echo is LIVE today!

Jan
19

Third year students are working hard on their second print newsday today and running a news website. Check out Kent Echo for all the latest Kent news and updates, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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CFJ Kit returns. Week commencing 22nd January 2018.

Jan
19

Dear Students,

The kit room will be closed 22nd to 24th january as I will not be present at the CFJ on those dates.

If you currently have overdue kit you will need to return it to me and settle your penalty either today 19th January or next thursday 25th january.

If you require kit for next week, please request and collect it today, 19th January.

If you have kit due for return on 22,23 or 24th January (next mon tues or weds) then please return it on thursday 25th instead. You will not incur a penalty if returned on this date.  

Posted By Gerardo Calia read more

The Court of Public Opinion

Jan
18

I actually got my inspiration for this blog post from an episode of Black Mirror called "Hated In The Nation", which I strongly recommend that every user of social media watches. If you want to check out the episode it's Season 3 Episode 6. The episode starts with the murder of Jo Powers, a journalist (who appears to be based on Katie Hopkins) deliberately writes articles with inflammatory views in order garner outrage and gain publicity for her articles.

Posted By Busayo Alafe-Aluko read more

Confession of a French girl in England

Jan
18

When I had to choose a topic for this blog post, I had to think about a subject on which I had things to say. Life has given me the chance to study here in England for the next three years. I will tell you my first impressions, as a French expatriate.

Posted By Charlotte Balmer read more

Chelsea & Mourinho : The Never-Ending Love Story

Jan
18

In June 2004, the Premier League oversaw a new era for Chelsea Football Club and an opportunity for the self-proclaimed "Special One", Jose Mourinho. After impressively winning the UEFA Champions League with Portuguese side, Porto, Chelsea swiftly negotiated a move for the man who masterminded one of the biggest underdog stories in the history of the Champions League. Mourinho quickly adored himself to the Chelsea faithful, boasting an aura of arrogance knowing he had the skills to create mass success.

Posted By Fasika Zelealem read more

Print newsday teams: Years 1 and 2

Jan
18

The teams for the print newsdays for Year 1 and 2 undergrad students over the next couple of weeks have been decided using the time-honoured CfJ sorting hat. Team 1 will produced their newspaper next Thursday (25 Jan), while Team 2 will produce theirs the following week (1 Feb). Rob and Angela will edit the two newsapers with assistance from Ron and from me. The teams are below. If your name is not on either list, let me know ASAP.

Team 1

Posted By Ian Reeves read more

Daily Mail trainee reporter and sub-editor schemes

Jan
17

Trainee reporters

Britain’s most successful newspaper group is looking for trainee reporters. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work at the Daily Mail newspaper. 
Our trainee reporters embark on a year-long programme that involves intense training, assessment and on-the-job experience at regional daily newspapers and agencies.
The successful applicants will probably have a degree and will have shown a commitment to journalism by writing for their student newspaper/website and gained work experience in newsrooms.

Posted By TimLuckhurst read more

The FT's Paul McClean Graduate Trainee Programme

Jan
17

This is a really good opportunity for people interested in global affairs and financial journalism - starting in September. Applications close 28 February.

The FT says it encourages international applications. 

 https://aboutus.ft.com/en-gb/careers/graduate-schemes-and-internships/ed...

 

 

 

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Applications open for Future News Worldwide

Jan
15

Future News Worldwide is a partnership between the British Council and some of the world’s leading media organisations, including Reuters, CNN, Facebook and Google News Lab. The programme aims to identify, train and support the next generation of global journalists. We are looking for 100 of the world’s most talented, motivated and passionate young media makers to be part of our conference taking place in the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh on 5 and 6 July 2018.

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Last chance to post your blog for last term

Jan
15

A quick reminder to all year 1 and 2 undergrads and all MA students: if you didn't post a blog to the CfJ web site last term, today is the last chance to do so. Remember that you need to post at least once per term as part of the portfolio element of Convergent Journaism and Practical Multimedia Journalism modules.

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