Writing

Showcase for writing which has either been published, was intended to be published or has been written for university either in an academic or journalist style

Justice and Journalism Assignment

Examine one current affairs TV series being broadcast in the UK. View one program from this strand (e.g. Panorama, Channel4 Dispatches) and critically examine and analyse its content. BBC’s Panorama Midwives Undercover program was 58 min long and aired on Thursday, 3rd of May, on BBC 1. It investigated serious allegations into systemic failings of Read the full article…


Report of the NUJ Student Conference

The one-day student conference at the centenary ADM in Birmingham was attended by eleven participants from Edinburgh, Falmouth, Cork, Essex, Nottingham, Leeds, Newcastle, Swansea and Gloucester. Following agenda topics were discussed: how to set up and what to expect from a student chapel, exploitation during work experience and an NUJ/NUS arbitration agreement in cases of Read the full article…


Why do we need specialist writers?

With the introduction of computers and digital resources into the newsroom, the media landscape changed. It did not just open up into a multi-format crossover industry whilst demanding a broader variety of general journalistic skills, but alongside requires in contradiction a higher degree of expertise and in depth knowledge of the reporters, too. The Internet Read the full article…


Action day for Education in Germany

Action day for Education in Germany

Students in over 25 universities in Germany protested against the introduction of tuition fees during the “Action Day for Education” on 30th of November. Demonstrations and street parties were held in Berlin, Bochum, Bonn, Cologne, Darmstadt, Fulda, Hamburg, Freiburg and Oldenburg. In Frankfurt the job centre was stormed by about a thousand students who put Read the full article…


Interview with Stewart Home

Interview with Stewart Home

It is pretty late for doing my interview for the cultural journalism course assignment, and the planned talk with the ex-ambassador to Uzbekistan has just fallen through. My last hope is a reliable libertarian communist: Stewart Home, unconventional pulp-fiction author, prankster and performance artist is now teaching postgraduates as a writer in residence at Strathclyde Read the full article…