Why grammar schools are a good idea

Mar
06

Britain’s grammar schools are shining examples of what children can aspire to achieve and work towards. Yet there are people out there who wholeheartedly disagree with the very concept of them, and that’s fine, but I feel it’s my duty to defend the way I was educated.

Posted By Sam Baker read more

"You look like Mulan" and other adoption tales

Mar
06

Buzzfeed's "I'm Adopted but I'm Not..." video

In 1995, Denmark was approved to receive international adoptees from China. In the summer of 1996, a round-headed 9-month-old Chinese girl crossed the Danish border for the first time. My name is Lærke, and I am adopted from China.

Posted By Laerke Christensen read more

'Can journalists have tattoos?'

Mar
03

Out of sheer curiosity, I decided to type the phrase ‘can journalists have tattoos?’ into Google.

Okay, maybe not only out of curiosity. There is perhaps a touch of paranoia in there too. That possibly the tiny red lines on my little fingers will hinder me from getting a job, or that by putting my hair up to reveal the tattoo on the back of my neck I somehow would then be unable to do said job correctly.

Posted By Shannon Peck read more

Congratulations on NCTJ law exam results

Mar
02

Congratulations to the many CfJ students who passed the recent NCTJ Essential Media Law exam. We had a pass rate of over 90% which is an excellent result and a tribute to your hard work. George Nixon was top scorer with 85% and Alfie Tobutt, Ariane Spinosa and Lara Elcheik also got into the dizzy heights of the 80s.Well done!  

Posted By Sarah Fuller read more

IPSO Q&A - TODAY 3PM

Mar
01

IPSO is having a live Q&A on Twitter today at 3pm.  Subject matter is the Editors' Code.  Get involved and ask questions.

Posted By Anastasia Bakowski read more

BBC South East Today Placements

Feb
27



For the second year in succession, Quentin Smith, Editor of BBC South East Today, has agreed to take two exceptional students from the Centre, one third year undergraduate and one MA student, on placement this summer. These placements will be based in the BBC South East newsroom in Tunbridge Wells.

South East Today is a winner of the Royal Television Society award for best regional news programme. It routinely secures a larger audience than Newsnight.

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2017 Bob Friend Memorial Lecture

Feb
27

Every student and member of staff in the Centre is cordially invited to attend the 2017 Bob Friend Memorial Lecture and to celebrate Emma Rae Woodhouse's achievement in winning the 2017 Bob Friend Memorial Schilarship.This year's lecturer is Ed Conway, Economics Editor of Sky News. His topic is: Trump, Brexit the mainstream media and how to save it.  Please join Emma and Ed in the Royal Dockyard Church at 7pm on Thursday 2nd March.

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Calling all 2nd year students!

Feb
22

Interested in broadcast journalism? We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 paid KMTV internships. Apply the skills you learn at CFJ in a real newsroom. KMTV will be broadcasting LIVE on terrestrial TV sobre the summer so it's an exciting time to join. 

Send your CV, Cover Letter and a 60sec voxpop to Laura Garcia on lgarcia [at] thekmgroup.co.uk by Friday the 3rd of March.

Posted By Laura Garcia read more

ATTENTION YEAR 2s - NCTJ COURT REPORTING EXTRA SESSION

Feb
20

Don't forget there is an extra NCTJ Court Reporting session on Thursday February 23rd from 11- 1pm in Room G4-12. This is in addition to your usual Friday morning class. Please bring with you the test paper from last Friday/Anastasia's office. 

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