NCTJ video tutorial

Oct
27

This is the NCTJ's basic guide to shooting video for the web.

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Recalled books

Oct
26

I realise that everyone's trying to get hold of the books that we need for our essay, and have therefore been reserving books from the library. The two books that have been recalled of mine are not going to be taken back until a couple of weeks after our essay has been completed. So sorry to whoever wanted them...

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Beauty vs. Tragedy : what's the bigger eye-catcher?

Oct
23

While surfing the web today, my sister came across this article about the

refugee crisis in Pakistan.

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Altered Images

Oct
23

This is the piece about the Madrid bombings that I discussed at conference. This is a picture from the scene with the body part clearly visible.Madrid Bombing 

Reuters/El Pais 

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Blogging is Dead

Oct
23

Interesting piece by Paul Boutin in Wired, the Web Magazine.  Apparently the future is multimedia.

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Profit v conscience

Oct
22

Geneva Overholser at the Online Journalism Review wonders whether the traditional business model for journalism - i.e publishing companies run for profit - has distorted the social responsibilities of journalists. She quotes former investment banker Adlai Wertman, who claims that profit-seeking companies "quickly go from no social mission to no social responsibility" - resulting in a distorted notion of "what the public wants" when it comes to journalism, and a terribly inadequate news diet for a self-governing people.

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C4 pays ransom for journalist in Afghanistan

Oct
22

We talked about this piece today in conference. I just checked with my source at the production company to see when the programme was being transmitted and found out that it won't be, as there was no footage.

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GottaMUSTabsolutely HAStobeLIVE!!

Oct
21
Lorna?

The BBC's obsession with LIVE reporting plumbed an amusing new nadir of absurdity last night. Scotland Correspondent Lorna Gordon travelled from her base at Pacific Quay in Glasgow to the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders to cue in a report about Norwegian salmon rivers that are infected with bacteria. The connection to Scotland? Well Scottish rivers have salmon too, silly head.

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Clever Amoebae?

Oct
20

With occasional exceptions, British journalism is not at its best when reporting science. Usually we ignore it. When we pay attention we have a tradition of laziness and misunderstanding that too often leads to entirely deliberate hyperbole

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Capa the great

Oct
17

CapaThe work of photojournalist Robert Capa will doubtless crop up in several modules during the course of the undergraduate degree, so here's a little taster courtesy of the BBC News web site. It's an audio slideshow featuring an exhibition of Capa's work that is opening at the Barbican. Worth a visit just for his extraordinary pictures of the D-Day Landings.

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