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Divorce is now almost legal in Malta – does that change anything?

Malta, the last real stronghold of the Roman Catholic church, was shaken by a small step towards a more liberal nation. Since May 2011 divorce is legal in Malta. Now the last EU nation in which divorce was not an … Continue reading

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BBC Social Media Summit – joined journalistic forces analyse the new content phenomenon

In these times of insecurity, journalists urgently need to know what’s coming for their industry. Social media(SM) seems to be the answer. But the traditional media-makers aren’t quite able to put their finger on where exactly this phenomenon is going … Continue reading

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Jill McGivering, BBC foreign correspondent, on journalism and its future

Jill McGivering, a BBC foreign correspondent, talks about being a female journalist abroad and about how to become a foreign correspondent. She also reveals how the world-view of a foreign correspondent is different and why. In the interview she also … Continue reading

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Does Kate have what it takes to be Queen?

Prince William of Wales is going to marry his long-term girlfriend Catherine Elisabeth ‘Kate’ Middleton next year in spring or summer, says BBC. He had proposed on a holiday in Kenya in October, giving Kate his mother’s, late Princess Diana’s, … Continue reading

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Success and how you get there

Gary Duffy, the editor of the BBC UK news website, visited Westminster University. Click on the image to have a look at what he has to say concerning the BBC website’s success and the future of young journalists. Read more … Continue reading

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Future technologies

Paul Brannan, the BBC’s deputy editor of the news website, is fascinated by new technology. He owns an Ipad and a smartphone and he has lots of ideas how the mobile news environment could change or improve. And this old … Continue reading

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I wish I was a punk rocker (with flowers in my hair)

Today Darwin’s notion of ‘survival of the fittest’ is so much different from back then. When he entered that island and studied those birds and then turned to look at his human fellows with their swords and pistols, ‘the fitter … Continue reading

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