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Alastair Stewart: Graduates from Bournemouth and Cardiff are “worth nothing”

ITN newsreader Alastair Stewart attacked journalism education at the IRN awards last month (Press Gazette 27 April 2007) Stewart, who studied at Bristol University and has an OBE for services to broadcasting, advised students to follow a non-journalistic degree course and do “real practical journalism”. He said: “It’s heartbreaking the number of people turning up […]

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Online News By Stuart Allan

Still yet to write a full review of Online News by Stuart Allan – so here is a review by Peter Bradshaw (he’s former editor of a defunct low budget magazine called Internet Monthly). Of course, sensible people used to read the upmarket, now defunct, Internet Magazine. Good news! Online Journalism:  principles and practices of […]

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Journalism 2.0 – Mark Briggs

This looks interesting. Mark Briggs is writing a book "Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age" and is posting the drafts online for comment.

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Researching Internet law

Web journalists need to be aware of the law and how it is applied on the Internet. Consider areas that general books on media law discuss such as: defamation, copyright, privacy and obscenity. Of course the Internet is different to traditional print publishing due to its A) global nature (countries vary according to how strict […]

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