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Media internship opportunity at Un Office for Human Rights in Geneva

Aug
31

The Media Unit in the Communications Section at the UN Human Rights Office 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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It’s 30 years since Cuito Cuanavale. How the battle redefined southern Africa

May
30

An examination of whether a single battle, that ended in stalemate, changed southern Africa.

https://theconversation.com/its-30-years-since-cuito-cuanavale-how-the-b...

            


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Keith S - Broadcasting Ambivalence: South Africa’s Radio RSA on African Independence and Udi in Rhodesia

Mar
30

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01439685.2017.1300408

 

Study of South African radio propaganda at the time of the independence of Africazn states and UDI in Rhodesia.

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Framing conflict – the Cold War and after: Reflections from an old hack

Mar
27

Keith Somerville - Framing conflict – the Cold War and after: Reflections from an old hack, Media, War and Conflict, 26 March 2017

 

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1750635217698336

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Is Anything Happening? Review of Robin Lustig's account of his life in news

Feb
01

http://talkinghumanities.blogs.sas.ac.uk/2017/01/31/talking-humanity-lif...

Do read this book - will give you a flavour of how journalism works. Copies have been ordered for the library.

Keith

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Chance of paid shoot-edit work

Jan
11

Rod McKenzie, former Newsbeat and1Xtra news editor, is looking for shoot-edit and other journalistically-qualified people to work for payment.

 

This is what he put on my Facebook page:

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