Thank you to everyone who attended and/or presented at our Winter Conference. Below you will find our speakers’ slides:

Brooke Van Dam, Ph.D. Georgetown University, Washington DC 

A New Paradigm for Journalism Curriculum

Brooke Van Dam

Sally Reardon, University of the West of England & Dan Jackson, Bournemouth University

A nuanced understanding of how journalism students discursively construct the profession they plan to enter, and to look at how the normative ideas and discourses around journalism are faring among students

Sally Reardon

Maeve McClenaghan, Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s Bureau Local, discussing the work of the bureau

Slides 1-10

Maeve McClenaghan 1-10

Slides 11-23

Maeve McClenaghan Part 2

Peter Lansley and Dr Ivana Ebel, University of Derby

Real-world learning: pushing the learning-by-doing in journalism to extremes. A case study of the first years from Football Journalism at the University of Derby covering the 2017 Uefa Women’s European Championship in Holland

Slides to follow.


Dr Kenneth Pratt, University of the West of Scotland

Journalism education in a global context: What best practice is emerging for learning and teaching where cohorts of journalism students are made up of individuals from different countries, cultures and traditions? Preparing students to work across borders.

Kenneth Pratt


Matt Swain, Cardiff University

Collaboration between Cardiff University and Immediate Media – introducing students on the MA International Journalism to real editorial challenges, to enhance understanding of brand and readership, and to foster entrepreneurial thinking.

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