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West Ham United V.S Manchester City Post Match Blog

West Ham United V.S Manchester City Post Match Blog

I took the summer off to relax and spend time with the family as well as gaining much needed and valuable experience in the work place, I completed a week at the Daily Mail with the sports team where I even got to write about the Champions League Final which was published online. Over the summer we acquired some top talent from across Europe starting in Spain with Spanish U23’s Euro star Pablo For...

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Drug use at University – an empire ran by students for students

Drug use at University – an empire ran by students for students

It is no secret that once a person heads off to University, they are more likely to try out new things such as drugs and alcohol. What many people may not realise is the type and number of drugs that students use. In this investigative piece, I set off to find out the ins and outs of drug use at University as well as the people who provide students with illegal substances. Locating and buying drug...

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Workbook

10/04/19 Researched data – https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/datasets/emp17peopleinemploymentonzerohourscontracts https://www.tuc.org.uk/news/two-thirds-zero-hours-workers-want-jobs-guaranteed-hours-tuc-polling-reveals Designed infographic Icons   11/04/19 Decided on colour-scheme (white, black, red) Created icons for infographic in Ai. &...

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More than 50% on Zero-Hours contracts report work cancelled less then a day before scheduled

According to a study by the TUC (Trades Union Congress), more then 50% of workers employed in so called NGHC’s (no guaranteed hours contracts, also known as Zero-hours contracts) have had hours that were scheduled for them cancelled. But what are Zero-Hours contracts, and how do they compare with conventional salaried contracts. The ONS (Office for National Statistics) has no solid definition of w...

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London Love

London, this city’s been fascinating me since my first travel here. 5 years later I’m sitting on my bed in my Londoner apartment and preparing myself to fly to Vienna over the weekend. I am so excited to see my friend but looking out of the window and thinking I don’t want to leave is weird. I don’t know what it is about this city but only after one year, it has become my h...

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Independence in Corsica

Independence in Corsica

The island of Corsica is a popular tourist Mediterranean destination off the French coasts. It is known for its wonderful landscapes which attract millions of tourists each year. We have heard that many locals are not happy about being part of France for many reasons, political movements are created for that and they fight for their independence. JLDN reporter, Juliana Onetti spoke to some of them...

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The Great British Bark Off a dogs competition in Hampstead Heath

The Great British Bark Off a dogs competition in Hampstead Heath

This Sunday, May 5th 2019, was held in Hampstead Heath Park, the Great British Bark Off. The competition which rewarded dogs in various categories such as cutest pup, golden oldies and best rescue, aimed to raise money for the association All Dogs Matter, a charity which rehouses abandoned dogs in London. 00

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To beer or not to beer? – Average price of pints set to rise

International research has showed that global warming may cause a decline in barley production one of the key ingredients to making which would affect the price and consumption in 34 regions. A rise in the global temperature and an increased risk of drought in some areas would have a knock-on effect worldwide.  Researchers based in the US, China, Mexico and the University of East Anglia creat...

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The Cost of Knife Crime on Southwark’s Hospitals

The Cost of Knife Crime on Southwark’s Hospitals

The cost of Knife crime in the borough of Southwark is increasing yearly, with just over 700 knife related incidents last year. The highest in the capital. The knife crime epidemic has come to the forefront of the news in recent years as we have seen knife related injuries and crimes increase. The average cost of a stab wound according to the Home office is £851, and with the borough having the hi...

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INFO GRAPHICWorkbook

. Looking at different infographics . Looked into how to plot data on the respective and appropriate charts .we looked at factual data from different perspectives, eg, newspapers .political based . I’ve decided to find data on knife crime and the cost it has on the NHS .I found data from the house of Commons library, it told me that Southwark has the highest knife rime in the capital .This h...

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Deforestation rises for the first time in a decade

For over half a century the Amazon rainforest has fallen victim to deforestation. It produces over 20% of the oxygen in the world. In 2018 the rate of deforestation rose for the first time in a decade. INPE, Brazil’s leading force in special research projects, has said that in the years 2017-18 Brazil lost a total area of 7,900km². A staggering 41% above the official target. This came after ...

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Digital Journalism Two Workbook

18/03/19: Topic for Infographic: Suicide Highest suicide rates? Male or Female or both? In the UK were is the highest suicide rate? 01/05/19: Plan: To create an infographic informing people in the UK on the facts and figures of suicide. This is to highlight to anyone who would read this to reach out to anyone to help/get them help. Also, create this awareness for any one thinking of suicide to try...

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Infographic: Male Suicide

Decline in male suicide rates since 1980  In the UK alone in 2017 5,821 people committed suicide and 4,382 of those deaths were male. Since records can show there have been more male deaths to female, the highest rate being in 1988 and has slowly decreased over the years- this year being the lowest rating since 1981. Although, the correlation for female deaths has stayed pretty consistent. Al...

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Week 11

Week 11

As this was our first session back from the Easter Break, We spent the day having 1-2-1’s with Michael discussing the progress we have made over the Easter holidays and what we had left to do to ensure we finish our work at a high quality, in good time.  00

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Week 10

Week 10

In class this morning, we finished off our Fighthoax work by discussing our experiences and what we had gained from working on the project. With LJ in the Afternoon, we each had an assigned time to turn up and have a 1-2-1 with LJ to discuss our infographics  00

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