Author Archives: rcampbel

The i

Everyone loves a launch, and if the Independent’s new i paper lures even one of my students away from reading the Metro then it’s a job well done.  But at first glance it doesn’t do much for me, and here’s … Continue reading

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Post-grad student’s blogging award

 The award for the best sports blog in Wales has gone to Glamorgan post-graduate student Katherine Latham.  Katherine is the author of mountainbikingforgirls, which was best in its category in the walesblogawards. Katherine is a student on MA Interactive Journalism at … Continue reading

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Hyperlocal journalism: return of the start-ups

It’s week two for new students on our MA Interactive Journalism and already one of them, Andrew Collins, has made the news – in a write-up  by the Guardian’s beat-blogger for Cardiff, here. More to come soon, without doubt, about … Continue reading

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Guardian showcase for student work

Glamorgan journalism student Steven Lawless has been writing about ships and libraries for the Guardian local site in Cardiff. This pilot project in local journalism by the Guardian has proved a useful one for our students. For a snapshot of examples … Continue reading

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Community radio and journalism

Journalism is getting a mention now (Saturday June 19) over at the Community Radio Wales seminar in our Atrium building. You can follow it – or catch up later, via the live blog at http://communityradioseminar.blogspot.com/ or on Twitter via the hashtag … Continue reading

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iPad fever: it’s 1901 all over again…

As iPad fever allegedly grips the UK, it’s worth remembering that the quest to condense news onto something small enough to carry but big enough to read is itself old news.  Back in 1901, people were just as excited when … Continue reading

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Graduate fanzine venture

Glamorgan journalism student Thomas Morgan writes about a recent   graduate venture A group of graduates have started a new fanzine this year hoping it will give them vital experience when it comes to getting a job.  The publication called SOS … Continue reading

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Student’s film piece – Guardian local

Congratulations to year two BA Journalism student Michael Yong, who has today Tweeted his way into writing/filming  on the Guardian’s new local website for Cardiff.  Fellow student Nicola Munday helped out with the filming. See the piece here. It’s about a … Continue reading

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Journalistic start-ups – a case study

We are indebted to Chris Brown, editor of Bristol 24-7 who spoke to our students yesterday about the realities of doing entrepreneurialism journalism. His main themes are becoming familiar here: your journalism is your showcase but you can’t charge for … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial journalism

Meet Danny, Jack and James, of Little White Lies , Bad Idea , and London-Se1 . They are young journalism entrepreneurs, who recently shared their thoughts with journalism lecturers at the January seminar of the AJE . Delegates also heard … Continue reading

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