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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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Everyday justice – Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court

Everyday justice – Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court

My visit to Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court last week, abled me to have a preview of how the everyday justice system works. A magistrates’ court deals with small offenses and also, in several jurisdictions, it is where all criminal proceedings start. I was asked to watch what surrounded me during the visit in order to give my first impression of everyday justice. The first...

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The Role of Journalists in the Era of Citizen Journalism and UGC

The Role of Journalists in the Era of Citizen Journalism and UGC

  These past few years a lot of things had to adapt to the developments of technology. The role of journalists in society is one of them. Nowadays with the increment of social media, everybody is able to report news from their own phone without even being a journalist. It is called user-generated content (UGC), people use platforms such as Twitter for instance in order to share what they...

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Southwark commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armistice

Southwark commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Armistice

This Sunday November 11th 2018, marks the centenary of the cessation of the First World War. Across the country and in the world a Remembrance Service was set up in order to commemorate the Armistice Day. The main commemorative events in Southwark were gathered at Southwark Cathedral, where different Remembrance Services took place during the whole day.  First of all, at 11 am were ...

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Borough Market – A Specialty Food Market in Southwark

Borough Market – A Specialty Food Market in Southwark

Borough Market is a wholesale and retail specialty food market in Southwark, located within a 4-minute walk from London Bridge. It is known to be one of the oldest and largest food markets in London. It is filled with stalls, where you can find different types of food from all over the world. There are specialties from India, France, Spain, Thailand, Croatia, Italy, England and many more...

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Who am I?

Who am I?

In this article, I would like to introduce myself a little bit more in details! First of all, my name is Juliana Onetti-Santini, I am a french girl, from Corsica more precisely. I moved to London in September 2018, in order to start a Journalism BA at London South Bank University.  By moving here I made two of my biggest dreams come true. The first one was to study abroad....

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Mexican Parade in Southwark – Celebration of Dia de los Muertos

Mexican Parade in Southwark – Celebration of Dia de los Muertos

A Mexican parade, open to all for free, took place in Southwark during the last week of October, in order to celebrate the Latin American version of Halloween, Dia de Los Muertos.  As Emma Blackman, Theatre Deli’s producer and programmer said, ‘Southwark is home to a diverse and cultural landscape, which includes an 8.9 per cent population of Latin American people in the borou...

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How Mobile News Gathering is Changing Journalism

How Mobile News Gathering is Changing Journalism

In the past few years as technology has improved, mobile news has started to increase, and we can notice that this development is slowly changing journalism.  It has been a few years now since paper news‘ audience has started to decline. That is why we can consider this new way of creating news as a second chance for journalism. In effect, it ables newspaper’s brand...

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Night & Day: 30’s Fashion and Photograph – Fashion and Textile Museum

Night & Day: 30’s Fashion and Photograph – Fashion and Textile Museum

The ‘Night & Day: 1930’s Fashion and Photographs‘ exhibition takes place at the Fashion and Textile Museum from October 12th, 2018 to January 20th, 2019. Advance booking online is recommended but tickets may also be purchased on the day of the visit, subject to availability: £9.90 adults / £8.80 concessions / £7 students. The 1930’s are mainly remembered as a ...

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The Telegraph gains New Readers with Snapchat Discover

The Telegraph gains New Readers with Snapchat Discover

After following The Telegraph on Snapchat for five days, I was able to deconstruct their strategy to attract an under-25 age audience. The Telegraph was in June 2017, the first quality UK news source to join Snapchat Discover. Their aim was to target a new audience of mainly young people, and we can now affirm that it is a success as it has been shown that 60% of their readers are in the 13 to 24 ...

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‘Portraits of Reconciliation’ 20 years after the Genocide of Rwanda

‘Portraits of Reconciliation’ 20 years after the Genocide of Rwanda

Twenty years after the genocide, the photographer Pieter Hugo went to southern Rwanda in order to capture a series of portraits representing the relationships between the victims and the perpetrators which, according to him, ‘varied widely’ from a pair to another.  In the ‘Portrait of Reconciliation‘ of Dominique Ndahimana (perpetrator) and Cansilde Mung...

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