LSBU Journalists

POWER PERFORMANCE: MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING by Tony Silvia and Terry Anzur

Back in the old days, the news was spread by the “newsboys”, selling newspapers and shouting “EXTRA, EXTRA” when a new edition came later that day. The shouting meant there had been a development on a big story so a new paper was being sold. Nowadays, the shouting no longer exists and was replaced with updates on the web. These updates are to be considered as additiona...

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“Give things a chance and don’t shy away” – Rhea Thorpe.

The first year of university can involve a lot of partying, trying to understand the basics of your course and trying to figure out who you are and where you fit in this new environment. By the second year however, you have a group of friends, you understand what your course involves and, according to LSBU student Rhea Thorpe, the work load increase. Thorpe explains how the work is “mor...

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NEWS STORYTELLING IN A DIGITAL LANDSCAPE by Vin Ray

In News Storytelling, it is discussed how long-form journalism is being influenced by new technologies, questioning its survival when, nowadays, everyone is showing more interest for short articles (like a tweet) than for long stories. However, not everyone thinks like that, and those different opinions can be clearly identified within the chapter. Nicholas Carr sees the web as an enemy and sounds...

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Nosheen Hussain Profile Interview: “Do as much as you can during your first year, as it is a massive learning curve.”

Since a very young age, Journalism Student, Nosheen Hussain aspires to become a full time Journalist and very recently, began to proceed into her second year of studies at London South Bank University. “I am so Passionate about helping to make a positive change in the world and I feel like Journalism is something that can help me achieve that. I’ve always wanted to do something that wasn’t a typic...

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Elliot King ‘Free for all: The internet’s transformation of journalism’

Elliot King’s ‘Free for all’ article explores the ways that journalism has changed over time and the role the internet has played in this change. The continuing argument through the book is that although the available technology dose not define the limits of journalism, it dose however play a large role in shaping it. King acknowledges the rise of blogging technology and in 2007 ...

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Fowler-Watt and Allan – Journalism: New Challenges – ‘News story telling in a digital landscape’

Fowler-Watt and Allan – Journalism: New Challenges – ‘News story telling in a digital landscape’

Photo Source: http://www.periodismociudadano.com This chapter investigates the questioning of whether the internet is killing storytelling – particularly long-form narrative, or positively evolving it. Whilst the internet is constantly condensing stories with the likes of Twitter as one example, there are a number of media companies such as Mediastorm and The Atavist, seeking to challen...

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WordPress

WordPress.com is extremely quick and easy to use with plenty of advantages like being able to create your own website or blog. The website has become popular over the years because its free and can be accessed on any platform. The advantages of WordPress are the use of plugins, customisable web designs, and you are able to divide you’re website into posts, pages and categories. Posts and Pag...

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WordPress

There are many advantages to using WordPress.com to create your own website or blog. WordPress has gained its popularity due to the fact its open source (free), easy to use and can be accessed on any computer with an internet access. When creating your website or blog with WordPress, the possible outcomes are endless because you have control over how it looks, what goes on it and how often th...

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Word Press

Word Press Word Press is an online service, that always users to create websites, for a variety of different reasons. Many business’ or other organisations can create websites to allow customers to visit and look at products or buy them. Other features that Word Press has; are that it will allow the website creator to look at the websites traffic to see how many web user use their website and wher...

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Elliot King ‘Free For All: The Internets Transformation Of Journalism’

Elliot King ‘Free For All: The Internets Transformation Of Journalism’

Photo Source: Amazon Elliot King Summarises the role of the internet in Journalism, as it has caused great disruption in the gathering and distribution of news. King identities that Blogs have played a part in the acceleration of change in journalism as they can push out stories on national agendas, yet mainstream media has more power in comparison. The shift towards the internet as a primary...

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Elephant and Castle

Elephant and castle, developing area, full of building sites, new businesses and vibrant culture. This area is located in the London Borough of Southwark and lies within 5 separate wards; Cathedrals, Faraday, East Walworth, Chaucer and Newington. The tube station of the same name is situated at the heart of Elephant & Castle, close to a shopping centre and many restaurants. Elephant & Cast...

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My WordPress Experience

My WordPress Experience

For a while I have been using Blogger as my platform for publishing content online, and I now find myself racking my brain as to why I didn’t sign up to WordPress sooner.   WordPress is relatively straightforward and provides the user with an enjoyable situation when setting up their site, due to the array of options available when perfecting it to your personal preference. In the past I foun...

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A Summary Of WordPress

A Summary Of WordPress

WordPress began in 2003 as a blogging system, but eventually evolved into a full content management system through a variety of Plugins, Themes and Widgets. There are many Advantages when it comes to using WordPress, One example being that it is cheaper to build due to it’s variety of themes on offer. WordPress has the highest number of developers creating Themes and Plugins which can be pai...

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Brexit on Borough

On the 23rd June 2016, millions of British Citizens voted on whether to remain or to leave the European Union. This was a referendum that MP’s and politicians fought and debated over for a number of months. The Referendum spilt political parties and households as well and resulted in a 51.9% win for the leave campaign, which triggered, then Prime Minster Dave Cameroon to step down from his positio...

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Laura Finkler profile

On Friday morning (7th October) I got the chance to sit down with Laura Finkler for a brief chat, about how her University experience is going so far and where she feels it’ll take her. This is actually Laura’s second degree, already gaining one back home in Germany in Social  work and early years education, in her words she feels like London is now the best direction for her, ‘L...

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