Monthly Archives: October 2012

History and Context: A Timeline of Western Civilisation

Early Civilisations In our first lecture on History and Context we had a look at the beginnings of what we consider ‘civilisation’. Some of the earliest forms of civilisation are termed as ‘River Valley Civilisations’. Nearly 5000 years ago the … Continue reading

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The BJTC Awards

Every year the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) present awards to students whose work has been selected from over 80 affiliated colleges and universities. Student work for the BJTC 2012 Awards was submitted and judged in the following categories: News … Continue reading

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McNae’s essential law for journalists – Chapters 2-7

Chapter 2: The Editor’s Code of Practice The Press Complaints Commission (PCC) – adjudicates complaints against editors and journalists and requires editors to publish adverse adjudications. The PCC was created by the industry to self-regulate and raise journalistic standards by … Continue reading

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