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Local TV – the pros and cons

This article aims to look at the history of local TV in the UK to date and look at its prospects for the future.  Around 20 stations are set to go live as part of a first round of local TV launches, here are the ones that have launched to date: As of September 2014:  […]

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Reviews: online booking services for tutors and lecturers

There are many online booking (AKA calender scheduling) services available online. University and college lecturers often use such services when they have to book one-to-one or group tutorials with students. In the past I have used ScheduleOnce for my dissertation and major project students, preferring this over our rather clunky appointment booking system in our […]

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Examples: university news sites

I took a long trawl through the list of journalism undergraduate degrees listed in the Guardian University league tables for journalism looking for a public-facing journalism course news site – the kind of thing that the BJTC seeks to encourage.

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Running a journalism newsday (part 3)

A study by John Mathews and Kate Heathman of Liverpool John Moores University involved a survey of students working on a journalism news website at LJMU. It described a mostly positive experience and provides many useful tips for those looking to run similar newsgathering operations.

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