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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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Alice in Winterland – A magical Lantern Festival in Southwark

Alice in Winterland – A magical Lantern Festival in Southwark

This winter, Southwark Park becomes home to Alice in Winterland, a magical lantern festival which is held from November 28th, 2018 to January 5th, 2019. Advance booking online is recommended but tickets may also be purchased on the day of the visit: Adults £15 / Children £9. Over 160 handmade lanterns are displayed in 29 immersive scenes, which are telling both of Lewis Carroll’s famous stor...

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London Bridge hosts its 10th annual Carols and Lights Christmas Parade

London Bridge hosts its 10th annual Carols and Lights Christmas Parade

This Thursday, November 29th, the annual Carols and Lights Christmas Parade took place in London Bridge for the 10th year in a row. The parade organised by Snowfields and Tower Bridge Primary Schools went from City Hall, Potters Field Park, along to Hay’s Galleria to end in London Bridge Station. On their way to the Galleria and the Station – where they sang carols before the switch on...

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Deal site Groupon in controversy over Alice in Winterland overpriced tickets

Deal site Groupon in controversy over Alice in Winterland overpriced tickets

Groupon was reported by Southwark local residents of trying to sell overpriced tickets for Alice in Winterland Christmas event. People were deeply stunned when discovering that the Groupon company, which is known to offer exclusive deals in many different places has changed the original prices of Alice in Winterland‘s tickets. Their “offer” was ...

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Editorial opportunities and pitfalls of Virtual Reality in Journalism

Editorial opportunities and pitfalls of Virtual Reality in Journalism

Nowadays, the digital world is evolving really fast, lots of new things are created. Therefore, you can easily take advantage of it if you know how to do so. For instance, as journalism did with the last remarkable innovation of these past years, Virtual Reality.  Virtual Reality is a new technology used in journalism to share stories in a new way. The Knight Foundation showed the “11 i...

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Southwark Council announces new war memorial to be unveiled

Southwark Council announces new war memorial to be unveiled

Southwark council announced this week that a new War Memorial is to be unveiled. The special dedication ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 27th in Walworth Square, Elephant and Castle’s new public space. The memorial was designed by Scottish sculptor Kenny Hunter and commissioned by Southwark Council with support from Lendlease and the Contemporary Arts Society. The bronze ...

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