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Initiations - Team-bonding exuberance or just a means to make people cry?

Oct
03

Having woken yesterday morning to the news that the University of Gloucester was investigating the events of Fresher’s week initiations, I was immediately taken back to not so distant memories of similar team bonding rituals I had witnessed or taken part in.

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How not to act in a press conference...

Oct
03

... just in case the man from The Guardian writes it all down and makes you look doubly stupid.

Posted By Ian Reeves read more

The Waiting Pit Bull: The Palin Factor and It's Nightmare Scenario

Oct
02

Sarah PalinIn just over a months time, Americans will go to the polls and elect their 44th President. Current polling has shown Obama pulling away after a short period of deadlock, with the dire state of the economy seeming to work in his favour.

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Gervais & Pegg - Britons bitter bantering

Oct
02

RICKY GERVAIS came under-fire yesterday from Simon Pegg by criticising the British film industry's meagre production of decent films in the last 60 years.

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First steps in video

Oct
02

welcome video screengrabDuring Welcome Week, we sent our first year students out with Canon HV30 video cameras and radio microphones to interview each other as an ice-breaking exercise. Today, they used that footage as a demonstration of how to digitise footage from the camera, make a simple cut in Premiere Elements, compress the output file and upload the resulting clip of a minute or so to the centreforjournalism site.

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What's going on?

Oct
02

We briefly discussed the ideas of Nassim Nicholas Taleb today in conference, and I started to wonder: who among the world leaders, both present and future, is in the best position to navigate these murky economic seas and get us all out in one piece?

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Liberty, Equality, Bankruptcy

Oct
02

Two contrasting stories from France this morning draw attention to the state of flux in our industry and its still robust ability to challenge official orthodoxy. 

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Courageous Cluj Secure a Famous Point

Oct
01

didier drogbaChelsea huffed and puffed but they couldn’t blow Cluj down as the little known Romanian side secured a famous point this evening by holding the Champions League runners-up to a 0-0 draw.

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