An Interview with Joe McElderry!

An Interview with Joe McElderry!

It’s not everyday you get to meet someone like Joe McElderry. Working for ‘Nights out in Newcastle’ I headed down to the press day for a big announcement to do with the musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’. My interview with him went really well. Over the past year…

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Journalism: My First Milestones!

Journalism: My First Milestones!

There is something so amazing about reaching milestones at work. When I started my media and journalism degree I was so nervous. I wasn’t sure if I was making the right move and determined to work hard to find something for me. Now two years later, I’ve started the third…

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BIG NEWS…

BIG NEWS…

When I got the email telling me I was accepted for a 3 week internship at Cyclist magazine in London, I was so excited… For my third year, there’s a module which involves going on placements so I started looking a few months ago and after a few emails back…

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Opinion: Vaping

Opinion: Vaping

As a student journalist, I’m always being told that I should not my opinion into my work, unless I am writing an opinion piece. A quoted from  a previous post on journalism, A journalist is someone who investigates, collects and presents information as a news story. This can be presented…

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Stan Calvert Equestrian Competition

Stan Calvert Equestrian Competition

On Thursday, I got the opportunity to go and photograph the Stan Calvert Equestrian Competition. This is the varsity competition between Northumbria and Newcastle University, where both universities compete in many sports against each other for an overall winner. Northumbria have been the overall winner for a few years in…

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ACTIVISM: THE TRUE COST OF ‘FAST FASHION’

ACTIVISM: THE TRUE COST OF ‘FAST FASHION’

We all love a bargain. Especially around christmas time, you can still spread Christmas cheer without hurting your wallet. For many of us shopping in high street chains that specialise in ‘fast fashion’ is just part of everyday life and we love being able to buy cheap clothes, shoes and…

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ACTIVISM: SEAWORLD AND ORCA FREEDOM. A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE.

ACTIVISM: SEAWORLD AND ORCA FREEDOM. A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE.

As a journalism student, I am studying a module called ‘re-thinking journalism’. This module is teaching us to think about digital activism and how new communication and technological changes are being used to drive political and social changes around the world. We’ve just learned about ‘slacktivism’: “Actions performed via the…

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A future in Media

A future in Media

‘A journalist is someone who investigates, collects and presents information as a news story. This can be presented through newspapers, magazines, radio, television and the internet. Journalists are relied upon to present news in a well-rounded, objective manner.’ I thought I would take a slightly different direction for today’s post.…

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