Newsroom Macs will be wiped over the summer


Just a reminder to all students that the iMacs in all three newsrooms will be wiped over the summer as usual. So if you have any files that are stored in the 'documents' directory or on the desktop of any of those computers, now is the time to back them up. Remember it is your responsibility to keep back up copies of all of your media files.



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We are looking for reporters to join our editorial team publishing the Rutland and Stamford Mercury, The Bourne Local and Rutland Times, based in the beautiful market town of Stamford. With three vibrant newspapers - and associated websites - we can promise you'll never be bored! We are proud to be at the heart of the communities we serve and have a strong readership in print and online.

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30 June deadline for applications for RTS bursaries


The Royal Television Society wants to help talented young people from lower income backgrounds to realise their potential and get a foothold in the television industry. They award 20 bursaries each year to students who have a place to study on our Journalism undergraduate course. To be eligible for a bursary, your household income must be less than £25,000 a year. The bursaries are to support living expenses and will be paid in instalments of £1,000 a year for the duration of the course.

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Internship at Media department, UN Human Rights office in Geneva - unpaid I'm afraid


The Media Section at the UN Human Rights Office in Geneva seeks an intern with excellent research skills, a good understanding of global media and fluency in English. The ideal candidate would be able to work independently, with minimal supervision, in compiling daily press clippings relevant to the Office's work; in monitoring the media to study the impact that our press products have; and in undertaking other tasks, including research, as assigned by the Media Officers and Spokesperson. Knowledge of human rights would be a plus and some knowledge of French is desirable.

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New Religion Media Centre


Useful for students wanting to build their specialist or general knowledge: 

A new organisation has been set up to help the media develop its understanding of religion. 

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Essential Journalism exam on Monday 4th June



If you are taking this exam on Monday 4th June, now is the time to get some practice in news-writing and to refresh your memory of the IPSO ethics code, social media and analytics.  You have been set some papers on Cirrus to practice on: One times out on Wednesday night and the other will be accessible until Monday.  

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Convergent Journalism 1 revision session


Attention first years. We'll be holding a revision session for Convergent Journalism 1 (JN303) on Tuesday 29 May at 11.30am in the main newsroom.

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Social Media opportunity with the Royal Engineers


The Royal Engineers are seeking a social media assistant with many of the skills we teach here in the CfJ. The work is based a Brompton Barracks.   A full job description appears  in the document below.  All applications should be sent to Major Sean Scullion, Chief of Staff, Regimental Hedquarters Royal Engineers, Brompton Barracks: . Applications should include a CV and a covering letter.

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Watch out for the echo chambers


The lengths to which people will go to 'win' an argument can be truly frightening. Ego and self-preservation often prevail over honesty and common sense, as we fight to be right.

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Mexican government would never agree to pay for the expenses of the Wall: Salvador Vazquez del Mercado


The U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to separate the United States from Mexico with a wall on the country's southern border was one of the controversial pledges he made during the campaign season in the run-up to the November 2016 presidential polls.

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