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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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Apple Day and October Plenty celebrations at the Borough Market

Apple Day and October Plenty celebrations at the Borough Market

Borough Market‘s Apple Day has celebrated this Sunday 21st October 2018, its 10th anniversary. The Apple Market gather all kinds of apples’ varieties and related products. Apple lovers, this is the place to be! As every year at this time, some celebrations take place in order to celebrate the arrival of Autumn. The main one is the October Plenty, organised by a group of actors, Th...

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The Impact of the Use of Analytics in Newsrooms

The Impact of the Use of Analytics in Newsrooms

Nowadays, with the constant development of digital news, analytics’ importance in the newsroom had a huge increment. In effect, it is a very useful tool for journalists as it able to keep an eye on lots of information – as where the audience comes from, how many time they stay on the website, how far down they scroll the pages, etc.  It is important for the editors because thanks to tha...

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How Filter Bubbles and Echo Chambers Influence our Social Media’s Timeline

How Filter Bubbles and Echo Chambers Influence our Social Media’s Timeline

After taking a look at my social media, more precisely Instagram, which is the one where I spend the most time, I was able to identify the different filter bubbles and echo chambers which are influencing my timeline. There are five main subjects that pop out every time I am looking at my account: fashion, travel, makeup, cute animals, and celebrities. When I figured out about that, I was...

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Police Officers Arresting People at Elephant and Castle Station

Police Officers Arresting People at Elephant and Castle Station

Police officers have been seen stopping a group of young men at the exit of Elephant and Castle station. When we asked about what was happening they answered that there was nothing to worry about, that they were just here in order to control if every person coming out from the tube station had a travel pass. A policewoman told us, ‘There is nothing special happening, we are just he...

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Iris Van Herpen’s Hi-Tech Couture – A Captivating Profile by The New Yorker

Iris Van Herpen’s Hi-Tech Couture – A Captivating Profile by The New Yorker

The profile I chose to study is ‘Iris van Herpen’s Hi-Tech Couture‘ about Iris Van Herpen, a Dutch fashion designer, written for The New Yorker in September 2017. The journalist Rebecca Mead wrote this profile in order to enlighten the designer’s innovative work, which combines 3D printing and hand stitching to ‘reimagine the possibilities of the human body‘ and create clot...

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