LSBU Journalists

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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Interview with Charlie Wetton

On the 5th October 2016, I got to seat down and talk to Charlie Wetton, about himself and how he felt about joining the University of South Bank and how he was finding the transition. In a small and quite area, Charlie sat crossed legged less than a half meter away from me and reposed to my questions by uses his hands as he was speaking. The first question I asked Charlie, was “What was appealing ...

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Tower Bridge closure: Anger as cyclists ‘brazenly’ flout ban while road is shut for repairs

Furious pedestrians today told of their anger after spotting cyclists brazenly flouting a riding ban on Tower Bridge while the road is closed for repairs. Dozens of riders have been seen weaving in and out of pedestrians along the footpath, which remains open, in the days since the road was shut for three months for resurfacing.  Cyclists are allowed to cross the bridge using the pathway if they d...

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Review of Digital Journalism by Janet Jones and Lee Salter

The starts with Janet Jones talking about how over the first decade of the 21st Century saw a decline in revenue and Circulation of  local and regional  news is in decline and how this has been caused by the development of a digital economy. Another factor that the reading gives for this is the large expense of professional journalists, compared to citizens who aren’t nearer to stories  and ...

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“First impressions are always a facade, people are just fake” – Dani Merola

“First impressions are always a facade, people are just fake” – Dani Merola

Moving out for university is anything but ordinary, I met with Dani Morela from Croydon, a first year with a story to tell. Studying criminology with dedicated ambition to succeed and adjust to life at university. She embarked on her journey hoping for a fresh start and discovered soon than later that people were not what they seemed. We both agreed the first few weeks are the most crucial to get ...

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“Learning More About Myself Whilst Getting A Degree” – Isla Russell

Starting university can bring on many different emotions for everyone. Whether you feel nervous, excited, scared, or a mixture of everything, we all feel the same. This is no different for Isla Russell. Originally from the small town of Corby, Northamptonshire, Isla is still trying to find her way around the city of London. Isla explained how even though there was no pressure to go to university s...

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

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

The chapter brings into question the future of newspapers, online content, journalists and journalism as a whole. Journalism does have a future, but it is unknown exactly which way it will go. One thing is clear, the internet will have a huge say in answering that question.   The internet is now a huge part in people’s daily lives, just like reading newspapers used to be. It is abundantly cle...

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Free For All ‘Elliot King’ – A Summary

The main basis for this chapter talks about how the internet’s coverage of news has completely destroyed and replaced the readership for traditional forms of news, such as newspapers and television. Whilst the older generations are continuing to find their news through methods like newspapers and television broadcasts, the younger and middle generations are building up and finding more use in plat...

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