LSBU Journalists

Trips abroad can get Brits in debt

You work hard all year long, you’re tired, you’re stressed out of work and life and the only thing that makes you looking forward to something is to get rest at some point – to go on holidays. But that might get stressful too. Holidays cost money and according to data from ONS, Brits might not have enough money to cover their holiday expenses, especially  those, who have kids. In 2...

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Online banking sees an increase in bank account fraud.

Online banking sees an increase in bank account fraud.

The data of people using online banking shows a steady increase in the last 6 years causing a rise in fraud and computer misuse. In a society where the Internet has never been more apparent it runs the risk of allowing more and more people to be conned by fraudsters. With the number of incidents (in the thousands) of bank and credit card account fraud at 2,317 for year ending September 2018, showi...

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The Science Behind the Most Popular Infographics

The Science Behind the Most Popular Infographics

It has now been almost a decade since infographics were invented. But the word “infographic” itself entered our daily vocabulary only a few years ago. Here is the definition which is given by the Oxford English Dictionary, an infographic (or information graphic) is “a visual representation of information or data”.  Infographics are mainly used to illustrate complex ideas with a visual and mak...

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VT and Radio Workbook

Week 1  First introduction to VT Packages   Learned how to book out equipment   Getting used to using iPods and exporting media  Week 2   Health and safety forms  Safe practice training  GV’s and filming practice with VT group  Premier pro introduction  Week 3  Group training for voice with Vanessa  First time learning about rad...

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Infographic story

An Increased number of people are choosing apprenticeships over university In the UK in the last 5 years the number of people starting apprenticeships has risen over the years and apprenticeships are winning more candidates than universities in the UK as the figures of people that are applying and enrolling to study a course at university remains stable. The number of people starting apprenticeshi...

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Digital Journalism 2 Workbook

Week One Introduction to Broadcast Journalism Learnt what assessments we will have which were: CW1: Infographic 80% and CW2: professional conduct 20% What is data? Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis, records or measurements of something, data is also gathered and analysed in a rigorous, rule-governed way, using consistent units for each dataset, they are facts and no...

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Podcast Workbook

Podcast Workbook 7.4.2019 -> I made my Idea on what I want to talk about in my podcast. I first wanted to focus on mental health in general but quickly decided that I would like to focus it on LSBU. I thought about who to talk to and decided that I wanted to have professional opinion of a psychologist, a student who would talk to me about what they think about the mental health support at LSBU ...

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Disability hate crimes on the rise – Hannah’s story

Just a few weeks ago Hannah, who has cerebral palsy, was walking home and was verbally attacked and chased by a group of men simply for being disabled. This type of unwarranted behaviour is not an uncommon experience for people with disabilities.  According to figures released by the Home Office, reports of disability hate crimes have risen by 51% in the last year and according to police figu...

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broadcast journalism VT & Radio workbook

VT PACKAGE We learned a lot this semester. Particularly on how to put VT’s together, we took Rebecca’s advice and teachings and tried to apply it. When practicing VT’s we covered Brexit. it was a fun day out. and it was really interesting to capture the two conflicting sides of the argument. We also learned about what the key ingredients are to a VT, e.g voxpops. the use of natur...

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Workbook – Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

Workbook – Introduction to Broadcast Journalism

During this second semester, I will be keeping a weekly workbook about what I am learning in the module Introduction to Broadcast Journalism, I will also document here the process of creation of my assessment projects which are a VT package and a Radio package. WEEK 1 – Jan. 29th Introduction to the Module Assignment of VT Groups Introduction to the iPods kits Practice Interviews with iPods ...

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Extinction Rebellion Focuses on a Sustainable Fashion Future

Extinction Rebellion Focuses on a Sustainable Fashion Future

Bringing London to a standstill, Extinction Rebellion have been demonstrating through peaceful protests across London. Many of the recent demonstrations, focusing on pollution and climate change. On April 12, one group turned their focus to the fast fashion industry, protesting against one of the largest contributors to pollution, across the globe. Opening the series of protests, Extinction Rebell...

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THE YOUNG PERSON’S VOTE : THE FACADE FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

If you go on twitter, especially under the political hashtags that adorn there, there will be a plethora of young people handing out opinions on issues like samples at a food market. This would make the normal Tom, Dick and Harry believe that young people not only have a passion for such things as politics, but also will be comfortable to share their opinion in any setting, whether their opinion i...

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Critical analysis

In this critical analysis I will be looking at the role I performed on the production day of 22nd of February 2019. I was the Executive Director and I also edited some videos for the show, the show was Girls Interlude, a lifestyle show. At the start of this module I created a goal for myself, I wanted to get more experience in news production and directing, so this was a good choice for me. &...

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