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 […]
Ian Hislop and Amol Rajan are among the editors answering questions from young journalists at The Frontline Club, London next month (11 September 2014). The Forget the Future: What’s Happening in Journalism Now? event is aimed at students, however limited tickets are also available for ‘old’ hacks. If you can’t make it , we’ll also […]
Dr Douglas Chalmers, senior lecturer in media and journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, has attacked the reporting of Robin Williams’ death. In an article for The Drum he writes: The details of how he carried out his suicide reported in a lurid manner – sometimes in bulletpoint headlines – by papers such as the Sun, the Mirror, and […]
Please mark your diaries: the next AJE conference will be in London on January 9th. The theme will be around the topics of media sexism and gender inequality in journalism. A full call for papers will go out shortly.
The Richard Beeston Bursary is an award for an aspiring British foreign correspondent to spend six weeks abroad, researching and reporting a foreign news story, on a fellowship with The Times newspaper. A further award is available for a young Israeli, Lebanese or Palestinian journalist to spend six weeks on secondment to The Times in […]
Female Conservative and Labour politicians receive more negative media coverage than their male counterparts, while female Liberal Democrats were generally ignored, new research has found. Research by Leeds Trinity journalism academic Deirdre O’Neill and partly funded by a grant from the AJE, was hailed as an ‘important’ work by Mary Mcleod MP in her opening […]