LSBU Journalists

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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Beginning life at LSBU

Beginning life at LSBU

Whether you’re from the far north, deep south, New Zealand or New Cross – starting university is an enormous change.   I spoke to one international student about his experiences so far and gained an insight into life in a new city. Starting university brings with it a whirlwind of emotions, you may feel excited to gain your independence or scared to death of leaving home – but don’t worry, we...

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FREE FOR ALL: THE INTERNET’S TRANSFORMATION OF JOURNALISM by Elliot King

The news is constantly changing, that is a fact, but since the internet arrived, it caused the biggest transformation ever since the invention of broadcasting. With the arrival of the internet, new platforms came along, which started to change the meaning of journalism and redefining what a journalist is. Despite being huge, the change was quick, and everything started to happen at a fast pace. Fr...

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“It is everything I thought it was going to be and more” | Alice Heather – Profile Interview

  Originally from Hampshire, 19-year-old Alice Heather had to start working at a young age if she wanted to see her dream of going to University become real. Sister of four, Alice worked at the coffee shop The Paddle in her hometown, in order to save some money so she could have a nice head start in her university experience. When asked about the experience so far, she says “It is everything ...

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Nicola Coaker Profile Interview: “I Have Been Interested In Studying Journalism since touring the BBC Studios”

After finishing college, Nicola Coaker decided to give her independence a kick, by setting off to England’s Capital, to continue her education for a degree in Journalism. As I sit opposite her, she quickly corrects me by asking to address her as Nic instead. She scrunches her face and jokes that she isn’t the biggest fan of her name. For Nic, studying Journalism became an interest afte...

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Stephen Bourne: Black Poppies

Many of us didn’t fully recognise the role black people played in WW1, author Steven Bourne attempts to change that.   Most of us have a basic understanding about World War One. For many though (including myself), that understanding may be limited to secondary school history classes.   If you have found it hard to discover what role black people played in the Great War, then there ...

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South Bermondsey

South Bermondsey in part of the Borough of Southwark, home of Lewisham reuse and recycling centre, SELCHP heat and power plant on Lewisham way which opened in 1994 and cost £95 million supplying enough power for 48,000 homes. There is also Millwall football club and stadium located in South Bermondsey, this notorious football team formed in1885 and has managed to establish the record 59home g...

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Profile Interviews

Profile Interviews

A Profile interview is a personal interview/conversation, aiming to achieve more knowledge about a particular person in a light that others may have not seen. It’s the Interviewees side of the story. Before going out to interview: Must be researched – Where are they from? What Have They Been Up To? Always write up some guide questions As a journalist, you are required to set up a locat...

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The Structure Of A News Article

The Structure Of A News Article

The Introduction of a News Article is the most important part because it draws an audience and tells the story in short – this means it must be a strong introduction. Structure of a Newspaper: The structure of a Newspaper resembles an Upside down Triangle – The Introduction is at the top The Second Half is made up of two components – Facts and Quotes – Very good facts shoul...

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