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The aftermath of France’s strict eight week lockdown

The aftermath of France’s strict eight week lockdown

France has officially ended its Coronavirus lockdown today. Schools and businesses are allowed to reopen after eight weeks of strict restrictions. Last week the French government released a map designating counties as red or green. The colours are indicating the state of contamination of a region. Green designates areas where the virus has mostly stopped spreading and where most restrictions are b...

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Christmas by the River returns to illuminate London Bridge City

Christmas by the River returns to illuminate London Bridge City

The annual Christmas by the River market is back in London Bridge City, for the sixth year in a row. New for this year is a vintage ski theme with the new Lodge Bar at The Scoop and the wooden huts. A selection of over 60 independent traders are here in their German-style chalets, offering a combination of delicious food, homemade gifts and various Christmas decorations.  One visitor to Chris...

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In the making of “Christmas by the River market” VT

In the making of “Christmas by the River market” VT

The annual Christmas by the River market is back, in London Bridge City, for the sixth year in a row. Christmas by the River returns to illuminate London Bridge City, from November 26, 2019 to January, 5 2020, as London’s prettiest riverside market. The role I had during the making of this VT was reporting and I also wrote my script for the two PTCs and the voiceover. Then, I went to the location ...

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Instagram bans ‘cosmetic surgery’ filters

Instagram bans ‘cosmetic surgery’ filters

In an attempt to prioritize users’ well-being, Instagram recently announced its decision to ban Plastic-Surgery-Effect face filters. Starting October 23, the filters which alter the appearance by showing you what you would look like with fuller lips and a sleeker nose will not be available on the platform anymore. This decision has come from the fact that the fa...

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Presenting for JLDN Live Show

Presenting for JLDN Live Show

You can find below the JLDN live shows where I was presenting. October 17, 2019 October 24, 2019 December 6, 2019 (Unfortunately during this live show, we had some technical issues.) 00

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Extinction Rebellion ‘Opening Ceremony’ marks the start of two weeks of protests

Extinction Rebellion ‘Opening Ceremony’ marks the start of two weeks of protests

This Sunday, October 6th marks the beginning of two weeks of planned protests held by Extinction Rebellion activists across London. The Opening Ceremony where more than a thousand people gathered, took place on October 6th from 5 pm at Marble Arch. People were invited to come dressed ‘for ceremony’ and to bring a lantern and a symbol of harvest.  The environmental group organ...

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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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The Science Behind the Most Popular Infographics

The Science Behind the Most Popular Infographics

It has now been almost a decade since infographics were invented. But the word “infographic” itself entered our daily vocabulary only a few years ago. Here is the definition which is given by the Oxford English Dictionary, an infographic (or information graphic) is “a visual representation of information or data”.  Infographics are mainly used to illustrate complex ideas with a visual and mak...

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Workbook – Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

Workbook – Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

During this second semester, I will be keeping a weekly workbook about what I am learning in the module Introduction to Broadcast Journalism, I will also document here the process of creation of my assessment projects which are a VT package and a Radio package. WEEK 1 – Jan. 29th Introduction to the Module Assignment of VT Groups Introduction to the iPods kits Practice Interviews with iPods ...

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In the making of a Brexit VT – My experience

In the making of a Brexit VT – My experience

On February 26th, I went to the Parliament with my VT team and spoke to some protesters in order to hear their opinions on how Brexit could possibly affect young people in the future. We decided to cover this topic because at a less than a month away from the d-day we thought that it is important to know what people think about the future of young generations in case of Brexit. For the filming par...

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Workbook – Digital Journalism 2

Workbook – Digital Journalism 2

During this second semester, I will be keeping a weekly workbook about what I am learning in the module Digital Journalism 2, I will also document here the process of creation of my assessment project which is an infographic. WEEK 1 – Jan. 28th Morning: Meeting in the newsroom with all the lecturers to talk about the second semester WEEK 2 – Feb. 4th Morning: Learning how to analyze da...

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Southwark Council is processing a significant regeneration of Walworth area

Southwark Council is processing a significant regeneration of Walworth area

New War Memorial designed by Scottish sculptor, Kenny Hunter was unveiled by Southwark Council at the end of November. The bronze sculpture created as part of the process of regeneration of Walworth, commemorates the centenary of the Armistice. The contemporary artwork depicts a boy, figure of youth, standing on a fallen tree trunk, illustrating lives lost at war. Artist Kenny ...

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Aurelia Delclos: The woman who has brought a little bit of France to London

Aurelia Delclos: The woman who has brought a little bit of France to London

Aurelia Delclos, a former interior designer, is probably one the first to bring good French home cooking to London. Her restaurant “Chez Antoinette” has been in Covent Garden for 4 years, serving traditional food to homesick French people. When I moved to London from Corsica, I knew that is where I would definitely go for a taste of home. With ‘Chez Antoinette’, A...

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Southwark Council celebrates history of Walworth with new hoardings artwork

Southwark Council celebrates history of Walworth with new hoardings artwork

New hoardings are now surrounding Walworth Town Hall, displaying the artwork of graphic artist Kerry Lemon.  The name of this new piece of public art commissioned by Southwark Council and supported by Lendlease is “Drawing Out Walworth“. With this artwork, the council wanted to bring together many historical references of Walworth in order to celebrate the local area.  K...

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