Training and retaining the journalists of the future Paid Members Public
How do we recruit and retain a more skilled, diverse staff of journalists? The final panel of news:rewired set out to answer that question.
Interhacktives wins best student specialist publication Paid Members Public
I’m extremely proud to say that the Interhacktives [http://www.interhacktives.com] — students on the MA Interactive Journalism at City, University of London — won an award over the weekend. The Student Publication Association [http://spajournalism.com] held their annual conference and awards – and my students took home a prize:
Budget 2016: live coverage with financial journalism students Paid Members Public
It’s budget day, and the chancellor is up and speaking. And that means I’m in a room at City University, working the MA Financial Journalism [https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/financial-journalism] students on their live coverage of the budget. You can follow them at their Budget
The fun of student banter Paid Members Public
Pretty much since I started teaching at City, I’ve ended up bantering with my students on Twitter. Here’s some examples: Sometimes they just want brownie points When you’re tagged on Twitter just so the student earns praise… > @TalFox [https://twitter.com/_TalFox_?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] @JasminGray2
Autumn Statement: student journalists at work Paid Members Public
It’s my biannual spell in a student newsroom, as the financial journalism students at City University do frantic live coverage of the Government spending review: You can see their work at the Autumn Statement site [http://www.citybudgetreport.com] – I’d love to hear your feedback.
Their contempt for digital is your competitive edge Paid Members Public
Lovely quote here from Wolfgang Blau, The Guardian‘s director of digital strategy: > 5. Why (the hell) do so many young journalists still want to write the title story of a print (!) magazine? Why (the hell) would you even care? Let them. If they have contempt for digital journalism, view
The print-digital tension, through the eyes of a student Paid Members Public
Here’s a very interesting piece from a student newspaper editor in the US [http://qz.com/394426/i-am-editor-of-my-college-newspaper-and-the-job-i-trained-for-no-longer-exists/] : > My peers are interested in reading news, but they have no loyalties whatsoever about where it comes from. You can be the greatest columnist in the world, but it will be
Interhacktives: the resource for digital journalists relaunches Paid Members Public
Like The Doctor in Doctor Who, every now and again, the Interhacktives website [http://www.interhacktives.com] falls over, and then gets up looking different, with a changed outlook on life. Except The Doctor does this at irregular intervals. And Interhacktives does it once a year. Abandoning metaphor. Interhacktives is