Essays

Assessing the impact of the Independent Press Standards Organisation on the culture and practice of the UK press, as a successor to the Press Complaints Commission, as recommended by the Leveson Inquiry.

The Press Complaints commission was a self-regulatory body founded in 1991 to act as an alternative to state regulation of the UK press. Following the exposure of the phone hacking scandal perpetrated by publications under Rupert Murdoch’s News International, predominantly the News of the World, Sir Brian Leveson conducted The Leveson Inquiry to explore ‘culture, … Continue reading

Paul Silvester Interview
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Paul Silvester Interview

“The two tricks in that video on the Lloyds hubba in Leeds were after a bottle of wine and a can or two of Stella. Not sure how I pulled that one off as I was having trouble ollieing down two steps when we got to the spot.” Continue reading

Essays

Summarising the impact of digital technology on the role of journalists over the past twenty years.

To summarise the impact of digital technology on the role of the journalist across the last 20 years it is conducive to consider key developments within the digital age during this era. It is also useful to assess how generic modes of communication, including the internet and social media, have influenced changes within news reporting. … Continue reading

Vaughan Jones & Andrew ‘Evz’ Evans Interview
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Vaughan Jones & Andrew ‘Evz’ Evans Interview

“Within five minutes of picking the boat up we had ran onto dry land. The canal is a bit shallower at the side so we got stuck on that straight away. I nearly fell off the boat when he crashed into ours. He’s doing well, I’ll give him that, but he can’t park it to save his life.” Continue reading