After years of awareness with regards to global warming it seems only now people are starting to take notice. The recent Extinction Rebellion protests throughout London have meant that climate change is finally a topic of discussion amongst MP’s within the House of Commons. In which time over 1000 people were inevitably arrested, including British Olympic Gold medallist Etienne Scott. The protests have had a huge impact and a good one, particularly in raising public awareness more than anything, but have we left it too late? And was is actually being done?
Despite a Brexit Party landslide in Kent, Medway Labour leader Vince Maple said that his party shouldn’t be too worried about last night’s EU Election results.
A message from student Wellbeing about a new way to report sexual assault/rape, sexual harassment, harassment/bullying, relationship abuse and hate crime:
This book by the BBC Today programme presenter is well worth a read, particulary for students about to launch themselves in to the world of work. I'm going to include it on my reading list for First Year Reporting and Writing.
Mishal Husain writes about her own career and addresses the obstacles faced by women in journalism while offering her take on the skills you need to succeed. The book has many tips for journalists - and people in other fields - about how to make your mark, build your authority and navigate newsrooms or other workplaces.
Press release 22nd May 2019 for immediate release
Media award for Understanding Unbelief
The Understanding Unbelief project based at the University of Kent is pleased to announce its sponsorship of an international media award to encourage reporting on the worldviews, beliefs and experiences of people identifying as ‘unbelievers’ or non-religious.