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Why newspapers should balance stock and flow content online

In our second class about social media with Adam Tinworth as part of my course in Interactive Journalism at City University London, I thought I’d research stock and flow concepts to get a better understanding of how they work.  First of all, what is stock and flow content? The concept of stock and flow originated from economics. … Continue reading

Interview: James Lane comments on Michael Gove’s proposed changes to GCSE’s
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Interview: James Lane comments on Michael Gove’s proposed changes to GCSE’s

During my time doing work experience at Exclusive Magazines in Buckinghamshire, I was asked to write a piece commenting on Michael Gove’s proposed changes to the GCSE system. In order to comment on this, I interviewed numerous people to comment on what they thought would be the effects of these modifications. Dr. James Lane, previous … Continue reading

Key lessons to take away from the CIJ summer school
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Key lessons to take away from the CIJ summer school

From Friday until today I’ve been at the Centre for Investigative Journalism Summer School, at City University. The Centre for Investigative Journalism aims to (and does) provide excellent training for wannabe journalists. There are a broad variety of lessons on a daily-basis depending on different interests – from company accounts to investigations. I chose to … Continue reading

We don’t need O-Levels and CSE’s, we need a flexible education system
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We don’t need O-Levels and CSE’s, we need a flexible education system

GCSE’s are a crucial part of anyone’s CV. They are seen as an essential requirement for employment or the “traditional” path towards studying at universities. As someone who followed this route I found that my GCSE’s were important as a stepping-stone to A-Level and for university applications. For this reason, they were useful. Yet not … Continue reading