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The Cost of Knife Crime on Southwark’s Hospitals

The Cost of Knife Crime on Southwark’s Hospitals

The cost of Knife crime in the borough of Southwark is increasing yearly, with just over 700 knife related incidents last year. The highest in the capital. The knife crime epidemic has come to the forefront of the news in recent years as we have seen knife related injuries and crimes increase. The average cost of a stab wound according to the Home office is £851, and with the borough having the hi...

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INFO GRAPHICWorkbook

. Looking at different infographics . Looked into how to plot data on the respective and appropriate charts .we looked at factual data from different perspectives, eg, newspapers .political based . I’ve decided to find data on knife crime and the cost it has on the NHS .I found data from the house of Commons library, it told me that Southwark has the highest knife rime in the capital .This h...

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Deforestation rises for the first time in a decade

For over half a century the Amazon rainforest has fallen victim to deforestation. It produces over 20% of the oxygen in the world. In 2018 the rate of deforestation rose for the first time in a decade. INPE, Brazil’s leading force in special research projects, has said that in the years 2017-18 Brazil lost a total area of 7,900km². A staggering 41% above the official target. This came after ...

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Digital Journalism Two Workbook

18/03/19: Topic for Infographic: Suicide Highest suicide rates? Male or Female or both? In the UK were is the highest suicide rate? 01/05/19: Plan: To create an infographic informing people in the UK on the facts and figures of suicide. This is to highlight to anyone who would read this to reach out to anyone to help/get them help. Also, create this awareness for any one thinking of suicide to try...

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Infographic: Male Suicide

Decline in male suicide rates since 1980  In the UK alone in 2017 5,821 people committed suicide and 4,382 of those deaths were male. Since records can show there have been more male deaths to female, the highest rate being in 1988 and has slowly decreased over the years- this year being the lowest rating since 1981. Although, the correlation for female deaths has stayed pretty consistent. Al...

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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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Workbook

29/01/19: Aim: Go out into the University and find international students to interview. Also, to capture pictures of each one in the group when interviewing to present to class. Questions: ⁃          Where are you from? ⁃          What are you studying? ⁃       &nb...

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VT Package

Best Dressed at London Marathon 2019 London Marathon 2019, an even full of  spectators, runners, runners in fancy dress and runners running for charity. Along with my team headed of across London to find the best dressed runners and why they chose to dress the way they did.  00

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Audio Package

BYO (Bring Your Own) shop to save plastic pollution? An interview with Laura Hipkiss BYO (Bring Your Own) shop owner and what inspired her to open up a shop like this. I also talk to Mary Jane environmentalist specialist who gives her opinion on whether or not Laura’s idea is good and if it will work in the long run. Lead In: “Plastic pollution has become am extreme issue in the environment ...

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Was West Ham’s Season a Success or Failure?

Was West Ham’s Season a Success or Failure?

Was West Ham’s season a success or a failure? its a question I’m seeing a lot online especially on the twitter scene. I think people’s overall decision on whether it was or wasn’t rode on the last game of the season, with a win taking us into the top 10, possibly ninth if Chelsea were to beat Leicester. If we would have lost, I think the majority would have tipped towards t...

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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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