Genders Vs Genres

How are the two genders represented in the genres of Oscar winning films? Films are something that everyone can enjoy. Whether your old or young, on your own or in a group, male or female. But have you ever noticed that there seem to be more males leading Oscar winning films than there are females?…

Student Accommodation Loses its Touch.

Living in halls of residence is becoming an increasingly popular choice, for first year students especially. However, after many student complaints, life in one of London South Bank Universities most popular halls doesn’t seem as great as its advertised to be. JLDN reporter Charlie Wetton finds out more. London Southbank University‚Äôs most favoured student accommodation…

Schools Just Wanna Have Funds

Education is an important part of life that most people benefit from. However, with many big changes going on in the government at the minute, schools are facing even more cuts, that could significantly affect the standard of learning that children receive. JLDN reporter, Elle-Mae Smith reports to tell us how much schools are being…

Craig David sings “What We All Needed” – Was it though?

Gone from writing a baseline drop to a baseline flop. Written By Elle-Mae Smith, first year journalism student at LSBU. Over the past decade artist Craig David has filled the hearts and pleased the ears of many generations with his infectious music that has everyone singing along. However his single “What We All Needed” proved…

Social Media Questions:

Why is it important for you to know how to use social media as journalists? To gain an active following and so they can connect with you, read your work and get a wider audience. What are some things you should not do on Twitter? Excessive tweeting as your followers can find it annoying and may…

Website Engagements

What are the most important metrics we can look at to measure engagements on our websites? Bounce rate. Time on site. Scroll depth. Conversion rate. (email sign ups, social shares) Exit rate. Page views per session. Repeat visits. Number of comments. What other important data should we be looking at? Top pages. Traffic sources. Demographics. Devices.…

Bonkers for the BONCA Awards.

The London Palladium opened its doors for the first ever BONCA awards on the 22nd of November 2016, welcoming a wide mixture of online creators and the fans who watch their content. The night was filled with screaming,adorning fans, quirky hosting from brothers Jack and Conor Maynard, music acts and of course awards. This is…

SEO

Why is SEO important for you as journalists? By using SEO on your journalism website, you can increase the visibility that your posts get. The pages on websites get pushed higher up the search engines results page, so people are more likely to see it and therefore view it. The further down a page is…

Social Media Strategy:

Strategy: Goal of social media strategy  To inform people of the news posted on my site that will make them want to come back and read more posts and work that I make. Also to gain more traffic towards my site to help create a bigger and wider range of audience. Audience  The people viewing the website…