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NCTJ report lists key skills for student journalists

J-schools should be teaching ‘new and enhanced skills’ in areas including ethics, fact checking, digital skills, PR, freelancing, entrepreneurialism, time management and audience relationships according to a new report from the NCTJ. The accrediting body that is probably best known for its dogged commitment to 100-WPM shorthand (sorry, this writer only managed 80), states: Change […]

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Two new journalism textbooks aimed at students

Two new journalism textbooks aimed at university students have been published by Oxford University Press and Routledge The Oxford Dictionary of Journalism, written by Tony Harcup of Sheffield University, provides concise definitions for over 1,400 terms. On page 21 you’ll even find a definition of the AJE no less: Formed in 1997, the AJE aims […]

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