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Emma Rae Woodhouse wins Sky News Bob Friend Scholarship

Feb
17

Congratulations to Emma Rae Woodhouse, who has won this year's Sky News Bob Friend Scholarship. 

Emma will join Sky News for a month-long internship over the summer, where she will work alongside the news organisation's journalists in various departments.

Posted By Ian Reeves read more

Inaccurate reporting on PM Stefan Löfven's visit to Tehran

Feb
14

On February 11, I tweeted a photo of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meeting Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in the Sa'dabad Palace in Tehran (adopted from the President's official website). I commented that it was the first official visit by a Swedish PM to Iran.

Posted By Kourosh Ziabari read more

Shortlisted candidates for 2017 Bob Friend Scholarship

Feb
13

Many thanks to every student who submitted an entry to this year's competitition. The standard was exceptionally high. However, the panel has reached a unanimous decision. The shortlisted candidates who wlll travel to Sky's Millbank studios in central London on Friday for interview and test are: Bernardita Botto, Duarte Dias, George Nixon and Emma Rae Woodhouse.

Posted By TimLuckhurst read more

JN509 Reporting Conflict assessment next year

Feb
13

For those second year students who think they might take my elective module, JN509 Reporting Conflict, as I mentioned today the assessment has changed to bring it into line with other electives. The exact assessment requirements are as follows.

Posted By richardpendry read more

Year 3's Last News Day TODAY

Feb
10

It's officially our last newsday! 

Join our livestream of today's local, national and international news from the Year 3s

Make sure you read our website 

http://centreforjournalismprojects.co.uk/newperspectives/

and tune into the TV Bulletin on our Facebook Page at 4:30pm

https://www.facebook.com/NPNewsOnline/?fref=ts

Help us go out in style on our last assessed group newsday! 

Posted By Duarte Dias read more

Future News Worldwide

Feb
10

Future News worldwide is a new youth journalism programme run by the British Council in partnership with Reuters, CNN, Facebook and Google News Lab. The organisers are looking for 20 of the most talented students from across the UK to attend an exclusive conference in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on 6 and 7 July 2017.

Winners will join reporters from around the world for an intensive journalism training programme, talks and coaching from top editors, broadcasters and writers. The programme is open to undergraduate students aged 18-25. Applications are open at www.britishcouncil.org/future-news-worldwide and close on 28 February. Note that this is a fully funded opportunity. All costs including travel to and from Edinburgh, accommodation and board, will be covered by the British Council. 

If you have any questions about the programme please contact: Sarah Gorman, Programme Manager,Futre News Worldwide. Tel: 0131 524 5716 (Office) 07785 275973 (Mobile) or sarah.gorman@britishcouncil.org

Posted By TimLuckhurst read more

Bob Friend Scholarship Deadline: 4.30pm Friday 10 February

Feb
09



Submssions for the 2017 Bob Friend Memorial Scholarship must be handed in to Anastasia's office by 4.30pm on Friday 10th February. Please ensure that your submission includes a cover sheet giving your name and mobile telephone number. 

Posted By TimLuckhurst read more

Talk by Fi Glover Cancelled

Feb
09

Regrettably Fi Glover's visit on Monday, 13 February is cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Posted By Anastasia Bakowski read more

Being an adult seems HARD.

Feb
09

Today is my 20th birthday. The end of my teenage years. The end of an era.

Not being a teenager any more means I’m officially an adult, which is a daunting thought. I don’t quite know how to deal with becoming an adult, or even acting like one, really.

Posted By Chandni Sembhi read more

Calling second years - module fair on Monday

Feb
09

It's time for second year students to choose their elective modules for next year - so we'll be holding a module fair to explain your options in the main newsroom at 1pm on Monday, February 13.

In most cases you will be choosing one module per term from an a la carte menu that includes: Propaganda; Humanitarianism and Communication; Reporting Conflict; Sports Journalism; Travel Journalism; Reporting the Second World War; Advanced Multimedia Storytelling; Political Journalism and Contemporary Screen Documentary.

Posted By Rob Bailey read more

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