Monthly Archives: December 2012

HCJ Seminars

Tuesday October 2nd: Seminar 1: In our first seminar we were assigned to our seminar topics and I chose Plato, Aristotle and the classical theory of state as I enjoy pretty much anything to do with the Classical world! Tuesday … Continue reading

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HCJ: Discussions from my seminar paper: Plato’s Utopia and Aristotle’s Politics

Plato’s Utopia (1) The young must be taught that evils never come from the gods, for God is not the author of all things, but only of good things. (So who is the creator of the ‘bad’ things?) (2) Homer … Continue reading

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Media Law: Codes of Conduct and Important Cases

Codes of Conduct The main bodies responsible for regulating the professional conduct of journalists are: NUJ Code of Conduct PCC Editors’ code of practice BBC Producer Guidelines (“standards and values”) Ofcom Broadcasting Code (sections 5,6,7,8) Under Ofcom rules there is … Continue reading

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Journalism Now: The Guardian media

The Guardian, a British national daily newspaper founded in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian, is published by Guardian News & Media (GNM) which is the core business of Guardian Media Group plc (GMG).  GMG is wholly owned by the Scott … Continue reading

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History and Context: Rousseau and The French Revolution

Rousseau Jean-Jacques Rousseau was an 18th century ‘philosophe’ born in Geneva into a very poor family. He was regarded as the father of the Romantic Movement and is believed to have influenced the French Revolution due to his appeal to … Continue reading

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