Graduate tips on securing that first job

Graduate tips on securing that first job

Each year at Sheffield Hallam University we invite journalism and media graduates back to the institution to give tips to our undergraduates on how to clinch their first job. The event occurred earlier this month and saw 25 graduates working for local newspapers, TV...
Effective conference slides

Effective conference slides

Last week I attended a digital journalism conference  in London which had an impressive line-up of national and international journalists and technologists from organisations including Buzzfeed, Twitter, the Guardian, BBC and Mashable. One of the things that struck me...
Students witness Commons debate on HSBC tax avoidance

Students witness Commons debate on HSBC tax avoidance

A group of 21 Sheffield Hallam University students visited the Houses of Parliament as part of a public affairs and media law field trip. The students, and three staff, had a guided tour of the Lords and Commons before spending more than one hour grilling their MP...
The rewiring of news one tool at a time

The rewiring of news one tool at a time

This week I attended the news:rewired conference organised by journalism.co.uk and held at Microsoft headquarters in London. The event had grown immensely since I last attended four years ago and is now a Mecca for freelance and tech-savvy journalists, rather than...