Photojournalism: telling a story with no words

Since photography was invented, we have been subjected to iconic photos representative of an endless variety of things. Continue Reading

Celebrities call for journalists to stop infringing on their right to privacy

Celebrities often complain about their lack of privacy and about the intrusive nature of the paparazzi that follow them. Continue Reading

‘Youtubers’ are changing the traditional media world

‘Youtubers’ are a collective group of video bloggers who share their thoughts about anything from beauty to video games – and they are attracting a huge fanbase. On average, Youtube handles three billion views per day and counting, so the opportunity for moulding a personal platform is phenomenal. Continue Reading

Technology is Changing the Future for Journalism

Technology today is changing the way that a growing audience is experiencing breaking news. Continue Reading

Can video save the radio star?

The latest Rajar radio listening figures may not make for positive reading, but they should not come as a surprise to anybody. Continue Reading

In defence of the cliché

A phrase knackered through overuse, an unoriginal or predictable thought, and generalisations both crass and ignorant – let’s face it, we all love a cliché. Continue Reading

Fringe Festival 2013: What to look out for


Throughout August, Edinburgh becomes a hive of comedy, theatre, music and imagination, as the Fringe festival takes its grip on the capital city and produces some of the stars of the future. Media Digest’s Eleanor Hall has been soaking up the culture and filed a report of her top tips for 2013. Continue Reading

Take a proper gander


It’s the sort of deadpan headline you’d expect to see on the Daily Mash, but yesterday the Independent published the story, “British public wrong about nearly everything”. Continue Reading


“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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