Entries from September 2011

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

What life would be like if all the unemployed sub-editors worked in the real world…

Which is exactly what life should be like…

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Freebie of the week: Good Times, Bad Times

  The lovely Eleanor Riches at Acorn Independent Press writes: “I was wondering if you might be interested to see the new edition of Good Times Bad Times by Harold Evans. A pioneer of investigative journalism, Harold worked his way through the ranks of student journalism, through regional papers, before becoming editor of The Times. A proper […]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Using a group WordPress magazine site in online journalism teaching

Last semester on the Journalism BA course at UCA in Farnham saw an experiment in teaching first-year Online Journalism students. We created a group news site in WordPress that aims to replicate the processes and set-up of real-world online news publishing. Needless to say, this has not gone as smoothly as it might. The background
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Friday, September 16th, 2011

Freelance Unbound – back next week*

*[Not, clearly, on Monday or Tuesday. Too many undergraduates to deal with. Wednesday, probably] It’s time to clear the tumbleweed from the streets of Freelance Unbound, so we’ll be back next week with some real content to celebrate the start of the university teaching term. Look forward to a long, rambling essay on the lessons […]