Medway's drag racing is decadent and depraved

Medway MessengerToday's Medway Messenger features an impressive investigation into illegal drag racing, written by second year student Matt Charles.

His story delves deep into Medway's underworld, exposing how 300 young petrolheads regularly meet on the Medway City Estate to compete in drag and drift races, including interviews with people who have taken part.

Telegraph investigation shines a light on councillors and planning

The Daily Telegraph is running a series of exposes of the questionable practices of local councillors and planning officers. Interesting, in as much as you don't often see a national broadsheet go undercover to turn its attention to local government - they will usually go for MPs.

Those e-mails in full

It is rare to see the steps a journalist has taken to gain exclusive access to a story set out in as much detail as is revealed in these  e-mails between Isabel Oakeshott of the Sunday Times and Vicky Pryce. They are a must read. They raise several ethical issues; most important among them: whether the Sunday Times could/should have done more to protect its source.    

Court Reporting exam

I've put a final test paper on the website - please use this as part of your revision. You can e-mail your answers to me if you wish. It's the last session next Friday before the exam on March 20th - it would be good to see more people making an effort to attend.


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