Journo Diaries: Weeks 9-10

That’s it then: the end of my first term at City. The last fortnight has been a hectic blur of newspaper production, subbing, portfolio and assignment deadlines, preparation for Christmas work experience, a trip to Christian Aid and, of course, the Leveson report – complete with special Roy Greenslade lecture on the subject. On the […]

Just The Women: media portrayals of violence against women

Four women’s groups today published a report on media sexism, raising concerns about coverage of violence against women by the mainstream press. The joint report by Eaves, End Violence Against Women coalition, OBJECT and Equality Now, sampled 11 national newspapers over a two week period in September 2012, looking at examples of sexist and sexualised […]

Journo Diaries: Weeks 1-3

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt about journalism in the last six and a half years (and particularly in the last four weeks!) it’s that whenever you think it can’t possibly get more intense, it’s almost certainly just about to. Weeks 1-3 have passed in a blur of information, inspiration, exhaustion, and excitement. The start […]