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Week One Summary

Week One Summary

On looking back to our first week of live shows for the interactive journalism module, I believe the progression made can be clear to see. At the beginning of the week we were all very hesitant about what was expected of us and how working remotely would be successful. We also had to get used to operating the equipment and software’s again after months of not using them. By the end of the we...

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Week One Show Five – 09/10/20

Week One Show Five – 09/10/20

Roles: In Class: Yasmine – presenter Juliana – vision mixer Mahira – audio and autocue Ameera – director   Offsite: Reporters: Jada Arun Kika Isabella Craig Seyi Miryam Uno Adan   Summary: Today’s day started off with the class gathering at 10am to discuss the show. The director for the day decided to produce a social media show instead of a regular news sho...

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Week One Show Four – 08/10/20

Week One Show Four – 08/10/20

Roles: In Class: Seyi – presenter Mahira – Director Yasmine – sound/autocue Yasser – Vision mixer    Offsite: Uno and Alessia – Social Media Bulletins Jada, Juliana and Kika – News Bulletins Georgina and Miriyam – International Bulletins Arun and Adan -Reporter   Summary: For today’s show, we gathered at 10 am like usual to discuss the...

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Week One Show Three – 07/10/20

Week One Show Three – 07/10/20

As today was our first radio show this semester, the way our Newsday was structured – differed from the rest of the week.  Roles: Newsreader: Charlie Scrase   GROUP A Editor: Yasser Iqbal Deputy Editor: Miriam Rafo Newsroom Producer:  Adan Wardhere Reporters: Uno Baker, Josh Mbu, Pedro Bisso, Yasmine Taviot   GROUP B Editor: Marinka Gamtsemlidze Deputy Editor: Saffron Cut...

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Week One Show Two – 06/10/20

Week One Show Two – 06/10/20

Roles In Class:  Craig – Presenter Saffron – Audio and Autocue Isabella – Director Ameera – Lighting and Vision Mixer Offsite: Uno –  Reporter Mahira – Reporter Seyi – Reporter Yasmine – Reporter Juliana – Reporter Kika – Reporter Bullletins: Georgina – News Bulletins Alessia – Social Media Bulletins   Summary: ...

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Week One Show One – 05/10/20

Week One Show One – 05/10/20

Roles In Class: Jada – Director and Audio Josh – Autocue and Stage Juliana – Reporter and Lighting Kika –  Vision Mixer and Stage  Offsite: Uno – Reporter Arun – Reporter Isabella – Reporter Georgina – International Reporter Miriyam – International Reporter Bulletins: Mahira –  Bulletins Craig – Social Media Bulletins...

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Podium.Me – The new podcast changing the lives of the youth

Podium.Me – The new podcast changing the lives of the youth

On November 8th, A call for youth podcasters was launched after an event took place at London South Bank University’s newsroom. Two organisations Podium.me and News Decoder held the event in celebration of the launch of Season 2 of their joint podcast ‘The Kids Are Alright’.  Podium.me is a platform encouraging young people to get out of their comfort zone, ask questions about the world they ...

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Week 3 – October 10/11th

Week 3 – October 10/11th

Week 3 – October 10th  Live News Show  Presenting Team  Radio Presenter No.2    The stories we covered this week were:  Extinction Rebellion protesters are camping out in Trafalgar Square Crown Court case: Former Barnsley football team manager Tommy Wright, Dax Price and Giuseppe Pagliara have pleaded not guilty to suspected bribery.   Mental Health Awarenes...

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Instagram Tackles Bullies

Instagram Tackles Bullies

One of Instagram’s latest features the ‘Restrict Tool’, is to be rolled out globally, Instagram Bosses announce. Initially trialed in the US earlier this year as a way to help ‘combat’ online bullying, the tool allows users to hide comments and block accounts from seeing their activity. The tool is thought to be first of its kind on social media allowing its users to “silently block” profiles, wit...

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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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Week 9

Week 9

With Michael, we continued to work on Fighthoax and began to ask more questions around how we can use it to our advantage as journalists. In LJ’s class, we took a look at several websites that offered a free infographics service. We started with Visme and began to have a play around with each of the websites to see which one we felt more comfortable using to create our pieces. 00

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Week 8

Week 8

In the morning session with Michael, we continued our Fighthoax work – finding articles on Facebook and importing them into Fighthoax. In the Afternoon with LJ, we had a look into typography and the different ways in which we could communicate our infographic messages through the choice of text.  00

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Week 7

Week 7

In class this morning we continued with our Fighthoax work. We were split into 5 different teams and were then instructed to find a news article on the theme of Brexit on Facebook, and then use the Fighthoax system to analyse it. In the afternoon with LJ, we were introduced to illustrator and learnt how we could possibly use it to create our infographics 00

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Social Media solves Teenage Pregnancy spell

Social Media solves Teenage Pregnancy spell   The UK’s teenage pregnancy rate has more than halved in the last 20 years. According to figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the amount of under-18’s conceiving has hit an all-time low. When records first began in 1969, there were 45,495 reported teenage pregnancies, a number which decreased by 59% to 18,076 in 2016. The T...

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