Paul Dacre had his say at the Society of Editors Conference. Now Max Mosley, the man whose sex life Mr Dacre considers a legitimate topic for newspaper reporting and condemnation, has retaliatedÂ in the Guardian. Does Max have a point?
In his Centre for Journalism masterclass yesterday, BBCÂ World AffairsÂ correspondent Allan LittleÂ explained how 'version' had become a verbÂ for news reporters - as in, "Can you version that TV report forÂ radio?" I thought an example would be in order, so here are two versions of Jeremy Bowen's reports from the Middle East yesterday.
Medway's director of legal studiesÂ Lesley Phippen just poppedÂ up to say she'd noticed a caption howler on the BBC's live coverage of the Armistice commemorations. Apparently, war veterans had been laying 'reefs' at the Cenotaph...
I blame Jonathan Ross.
To make up for the fact that today's teaching time was used by our visiting lecture, the deadline for the videoÂ newsÂ assignment has been extended until 5pm on Friday 14 November.
The raise and give society is run by Sarah Rawlinson and Sarah Brockhurst, it is a fun way to raise as much money as possible and all proceeds go to local and national charities.
This week is RAG week, there are loads of events going on throughout the day in the pilkington building and at night in coopers and there is fancy dress (so this week there will actually be people in our union bar!!!).