Grass Roots Radio course – Week 2 Podcast

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Siren FM, the University of Lincoln and The Journalism Foundation are working together to host a free course entitled Grass Roots Radio. This week’s podcast is from guest speaker Lawrie Hallett Read more »

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Grass Roots Radio course – Week 1 Podcast

Siren FM, the University of Lincoln and The Journalism Foundation are working together to host a free course entitled Grass Roots Radio. This week’s podcast is from guest speaker Les Sheehan Read more »

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Spotlight on: The 4th Estate Project

The 4th Estate Project aims to show how journalism actually works. The project highlights the differences between traditional journalism and social media in a bid to revive trust in the so-called 4th estate Read more »

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Sky’s Kay Burley criticised on Twitter over April Jones report

Criticism of Kay Burley erupted on Twitter after the Sky News presenter told two volunteers searching for missing school girl April Jones, live on air, that they “don’t expect to find her alive” Read more »

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Marie Colvin honoured with human rights award

Last year’s winner of the RAW in WAR Anna Politkovskaya Award pays tribute to the murdered Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin Read more »

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Media reaction: Presidential debate 2012

President Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney went head to head yesterday in the first of three televised debates ahead of the presidential election. Read a round up of media reactions here Read more »

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Why it’s time to really, truly, improve online advertising

Coming down off the rosy glow of several days in San Francisco, the beautiful city by the bay, the attendees of the Online News Association meeting are returning home with heads spinning full of inspiration and enthusiasm Read more »

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Germany’s second largest news agency files for bankruptcy

Insolvency proceedings have been agreed by the District Court of Berlin-Charlottenburg as Germany’s second largest news agency, DAPD, has filed for bankruptcy Read more »

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BBC urged to launch inquiry into Jimmy Savile abuse allegations

The BBC is under pressure to mount an inquiry into allegations of sex abuse brought against Jimmy Savile. They also face questions about their decision to halt a film investigating the accusations Read more »

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Prince Harry confirms he won’t complain to PCC over nude photos

St James’s Palace has said today that they will not be making an official complaint to the Press Complaints Commission about the Sun’s decision to publish nude pictures of Prince Harry Read more »

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