Monthly Archives: May 2012

Using social media to gather 50-year-old smallpox stories

A four-month long experiment in the use of social media to gather people’s memories about the 1962 smallpox outbreak in Wales comes to an end today. Tracking the events of 50 years ago – often day by day – the … Continue reading

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Braving an online backlash

The feature about breastfeeding older children appeared in The Times on Saturday (see previous blog), life goes on, all seems well. My friend who was interviewed and photographed for the piece has thanked me for advising her to accept the invitation to … Continue reading

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Breast-feeding controversy: would you give an interview?

When you’re working as a journalist, it can be extremely frustrating when someone who seems to be the perfect interviewee for a piece you’re putting together, turns you down for what appears to be no good reason – especially when … Continue reading

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Glamorgan Graduate Elected in Cardiff

THE political landscape of Wales has changed again today.  As the results of the council elections are revealed, it’s apparent that Welsh Labour is enjoying its best showing since local council reorganisation in 1996..

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Courses win industry accreditation

We have just won renewed accreditation from a major industry body for our journalism and broadcasting courses here at the Atrium, home of the University of Glamorgan’s creative industries faculty in central Cardiff.

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