Tag Archives: journalism

Controversial presenter vilified on social media

FEW news stories generate the kind of emotional response we’ve seen this week following the disappearance of young April Jones. The 5-year-old from Machynlleth went missing from near her home on Monday evening. As is becoming the norm, the news … Continue reading

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Good reasons to study journalism

Journalism is changing so fast, it’s hard to keep up.  Every week new social media tools are promoted on journalism.co.uk which add to the ways journalists can communicate with their audiences.  But we know that not all those who take journalism at … Continue reading

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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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Not forgetting….

 Post-grad students Meg Rule and Andrew Collins reported on the remembrance service at Llandaff in the latest output of our busy MA journalism/radio courses. A few weeks ago, they and their colleagues also played a key role in live blogging … Continue reading

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Conservation, beavers and do-it-yourself journalism on the web

Back in 2006 I travelled to Canada to record material for a radio programme I wanted to make about a pioneer of conservation called Eric Collier. He published a book in 1959 called Three Against the Wilderness, which depicted the … Continue reading

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Ten Tips from the Top

A group of third-year and post-graduate students from the University of Glamorgan recently visited London.  They went to the House of Commons, the Daily Telegraph, the BBC World Service and BBC Television Centre.  Here are ten memorable points made by … Continue reading

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