Monthly Archives: March 2011

Reporting on floods – at home or abroad

What’s the difference between the story of a flood told by a reporter and that told by someone who was in it? That was one of the questions explored in a seminar held at the University of Glamorgan’s Atrium in … Continue reading

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Wikileaks – a Watergate moment?

Are we witnessing a rebirth of investigative journalism, thanks to an armoury of new (web-based) weapons? Is the Wikileaks phenomenon the equivalent, for young journalists, of the Watergate investigation which inspired a previous generation (including the writer of this blog)?

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Making radio ‘Real’

Real Radio presenters Jagger & Woody recently spoke to students at the Atrium in Cardiff. Third year Journalism student Niamh Hannon guest wrote this blog: These huge personalities tell the students how to get a foot in the door at … Continue reading

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Bun fight!

The art of headline writing is not dead – or at least the art of writing headlines for billboards. Seen in the city today, advertising the South Wales Echo: CARDIFF WOMAN GOES BERSERK IN CAKE SHOP I almost bought the … Continue reading

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