Cathy Loughran

is currently editing the College of Journalism blog,

Blog posts in total 21

Posts

  1. In the second instalment of this blog, broadcasters and investigative journalists explain why they got into journalism and whether they would make the same career choice today.

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  2. When he advised budding journalists to take a different career path, Felix Salmon unleashed a backlash among journalism champions. Here is what some established practitioners had to say.

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  3. It’s already been dubbed the ‘hashtag election’ and #GE2015 presents huge challenges for journalists trying to make sense of the social media noise.

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  4. The latest BBC Academy ‘Data Day’ for regional journalists was designed to help reporters use data journalism to break stories and hold the powerful to account.

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  5. Coverage of the Paris attacks called for a succession of fine judgements from the BBC News social media team. Assistant editor, social news Mark Frankel describes the particular challenges and lessons learned.

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  6. More than 540 journalists have been killed since 2007, with less than one in 10 cases resolved. Against that background, last week’s London symposium on the safety of journalists set itself the task of producing strategies to combat impunity.

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  7. Now the dust has settled on the 2014 Polis conference, I thought I would whittle out some passing gems that were shared away from the main stage at the LSE last week.

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  8. The third blog in our series on different routes into journalism is about the inspirational experience of Jamal Osman: a former asylum seeker and now award-winning Channel 4 reporter and film-maker.

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  9. There have always been journalists like VICE correspondent Tim Pool who think that the world has more to teach than the classroom.

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  10. BBC journalists were given a pre-Sochi Olympics briefing from the Russian Service's Anastasia Uspenskaya, Kyrill Dissanayake of BBC Monitoring and BBC Sports News correspondent Andy Swiss.

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