Monthly Archives: March 2013

TV News Production: Local Government

Notes taken from a lecture by Brian Thornton at Winchester University, 2013. Local government consists of single-tier and two-tier systems. Single-tier councils (or unitary authorities) are responsible for all local authority services and functions. There are 55 unitary authorities. A … Continue reading

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Radio News Assessment: News Story with Audio Cut (2) – Trampolining Championships in Sheffield

BUCS Trampolining Championships 2012 Between the 23rd and the 24th of February, Winchester University’s Trampolining Team took part in the BUCS Trampolining Championships which were held in Sheffield. The team did extremely well with students coming within the top ten … Continue reading

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Radio News Assessment: News Story with Audio Cut (1) – Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight Winchester University has once again seen the return of Fairtrade Fortnight. Starting on February 25th and running to March 10th, the University has been spreading awareness of the non-profit organisation to promote justice and sustainable development in trade … Continue reading

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Radio News Assessment: Live News Bulletin

Radio Live News Bulletin On the 26th February, Alex, Bronte and I were sent down to the radio studio to watch and take part in the live radio news bulletins, which are broadcast on the hour by students from WINOL … Continue reading

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HCJ TWO: Marx

Karl Marx (1818-1883) is generally considered as the man who claimed to have made Socialism scientific. HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF THE PERIOD (‘Age of Revolutions’) Marx wrote at a time of political and economic change. The Revolutions of 1848 (also known … Continue reading

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HCJ TWO: Hegel and Schopenhauer

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) is described by Bertrand Russell as ‘the culmination of the movement in German philosophy that started from Kant.’ Russell argues that although Hegel often criticised Kant, his system ‘could never have arisen’ if Kant’s had not … Continue reading

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HCJ TWO: Kant

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is commonly known as the greatest of modern philosophers. However, in his book A History of Western Philosophy, Bertrand Russell comments that he cannot ‘agree with this estimate’ but that it would be foolish not to recognise … Continue reading

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