I’ve come to the end of my three-year journalism course (sigh). Earlier this year I helped out with admissions interviews and met some prospective students who hope to study journalism at Westminster this year. They asked me what advice I’d give them to succeed on a journalism course. Continue reading “How To Make The Most Of Your Journalism Course”
Cast your mind back to 2011 and think about the news stories that dominated the headlines. Remember the phone-hacking scandal that caused widespread public outrage and consequently led to the Leveson Inquiry? How could any of us forget? Continue reading “Film Review: The Fourth Estate”
Recently, the hashtag #AdviceForYoungJournalists was trending on Twitter after financial writer Felix Salmon tweeted a piece he wrote for Fusion entitled ‘To all the young journalists asking for advice…’ His advice, in a nutshell, was “don’t do it”. Ouch.
As someone who loves media, I always imagined that one day I would work for a major media organisation. I hardly considered other options. Getting involved with youth media and possibly creating my own platform in the future are things I only started thinking about recently.