LSBU Journalists

Writing Profiles

Writing Profiles

A profile is getting to know a person in a way that the journalist perceives that character. Profiles also enable an audience to build knowledge/understanding of that particular person. Not all profiles are printed in Newspapers – can be published online, or appear in Podcasts and Radios. The First thing a reader sees when reading profiles: The type of person they are The element of light th...

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George Brock  ‘Out Of Print’ Summary

George Brock ‘Out Of Print’ Summary

In this Chapter, Brock examines the generation of creative energy that rebuilds Journalism in todays society. He identifies that Journalists should perform Four Core tasks: Verification, Sense Making, Witness and Investigation. The rebuilding of this type of journalism will be replaced by the use of new tools, such as Twitter, which is extremely time efficient and creates communities. However Broc...

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Macadamia Oil

Macadamia Oil

MACADAMIA OIL FAVE – Favourite BISH – Loving term for ‘bitch’ Macadamia Oil comes from the nut of the Macadamia tree, native to Australia. Macadamia Oil is my absolute fave! It’s so nourishing and intensive and works wonders for long thick damaged hair (like mine). My love for excessive blow-dries and curling tongs is beyond me, I’ve found that Macadamia Oil really improves the texture and look of...

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Today- 4th October

Today on Word press, we have learnt out to create new pages and put links to our social media pages onto our websites. We have also looked at different newspapers and how to write nibs with Tony, earlier on today  Tomorrow we are going to visit our patches and will b trying to make contacts with people, in-order to find stories and get to know our area’s a bit more better. 00

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OUT OF PRINT by George Brock

Out of Print, a book by George Brock, tells us how technology as come to change journalism, in ways no one ever thought it would. Brock starts chapter 9 by mentioning how journalists are currently losing their identification as professionals since nowadays anyone can publish (what they understand by) news, or even cover live events. This is why George outlined four main tasks that distinguish good...

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George Brock- Out of Print

Journalism has always been a changing business, more so in nowadays. The evolution of the digital age has changed the whole journalism industry. This can be seen as positive and negative in the sense that anybody can publish what they choose to call news, this makes it hard to determine what journalism is now and weather anyone who publishes new is classed as a journalist. However there are four s...

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Local Digital Journalism – A Summary.

The main focus of this article is set around how traditional forms of journalism, such as print and television, have been replaced and modernised by sources like the internet and social media. The internet now holds the “monopoly of information”, due to its “accessibility, convenience and quality of information”. It presents the idea that even though many journalists are in agreement that the popu...

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Our Patch- Borough

  Our patch Borough is located in the centre of London and has a variety of different places and events to see and go to. Not only is The London Borough of Borough n appealing area for tourism, but also has a number help keep the City London functioning on a daily bases. Places of importance Guy’s Hospital is located up in the northern part of the borough and daily thousands of patients...

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Out of Print – Chapter 9 summary

Out of Print – Chapter 9 summary

The chapter begins with a useful insight into how the field of journalism was when print was the primary source of information; Brock described it as “a visible industrial process”. An invaluable list follows of tasks given to show the code journalists should work by to maintain professionalism. From said list, it is abundantly clear that Brock believes in the ethics behind the practice.   Wh...

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Greenery in South Bermondsey

Greenery in South Bermondsey

It is quite a rare commodity to find vast areas of greenery in the central London boroughs, but in South Bermondsey, that is not the case. This may be a largely urban area, but with three differing parks within a few hundred metres of each other, South Bermondsey is unlike many of its fellow Southwark counterparts.   The largest of the three parks is Deptford Park, an oasis of greenery. Remar...

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Tate Modern

The Tate Modern is one of Britain’s top National gallery’s and owns a remarkable collection of Artwork with contemporary art from local and international artists to postmodern art some dating all the way back to the 1300s. The range of the different art that is displayed in the Tate is extraordinary and there is no admissions fee. Housed in the former Bankside power station the Tate Mo...

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Discovering Dulwich

Discovering Dulwich

The Dulwich Village Sign Dulwich is located mostly in the London Borough of Southwark although has certain parts falling in the Borough of Lambeth. The area is made up of East Dulwich, West Dulwich and Dulwich Village, which are their own individual wards, having Three members of the council representing each ward. Dulwich is home to many popular landmarks, such as Dulwich Park which holds Horse a...

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London Design Festival

It is fair to say that London is a very busy and rambunctious place; the never-ending traffic with deafening horns, the not so discreet airplanes over the top of us, the rushed businessmen and women stressing over how late they are going to be for work that day – it can all be a bit overwhelming. Of course I wouldn’t change anything about our great city of London, but sometimes a chilled and...

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Tate Modern

Tate Modern

Tate Modern is Britain’s top National gallery and possesses some of the finest pieces of modern art, homegrown and international. Although the gallery may not have a rich history itself, the Tate company are notorious across the world for displaying contemporary art dating all the way the back to the 1300s.   In 1994 a destination for a new gallery was established, with the Tate family ...

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Sam Allardyce embarrasses FA with revelations in newspaper sting

The FA has been thrust into the highly embarrassing position of its most important employee saying it was “not a problem” to bypass the rules his own organisation had introduced in 2008. Allardyce, implicated in a Panorama documentary earlier in his management career, tells the reporters he knew of certain agents who were “doing it all the time” and added: “You can still get around it. I mean obvi...

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