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Are we brainless yes-men thanks to the Like button?

When I got a text message from a friend the other day I caught myself instinctively looking for the ‘Like’-Button. Facebook, Google+ and Co. taught me to show my approval of things to the world by clicking ‘Like’ – now, … Continue reading

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Tom Bradby, ITN, on Kate&William, journalism and being shot

The ITV News presenter Tom Bradby explains in this interview how he approached the famous ‘first’ interview after William and Kate Middleton’s engagement. He also talks about how being shot on the job made him feel and what his family … Continue reading

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Tom Whitwell (The Times) reveals web methods

The British newspaper ‘The Times‘ chose not to put their content on the web for free. Instead they have erected a paywall around it. The website’s assistant editor Tom Whitwell talks about the website, the paywall, the special Ipad app … 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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Can a journalist ever be ‘off the record’?

Jon Sopel, host of the BBC’s Politics Show, said that once journalists make friends, they will get access to more confidential information, which can be tricky. Some of these friends tend to think that (without them mentioning anything) some things … Continue reading

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