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PODCAST: The Hack Report

In this episode of the Hack Report we talk to Richard Sambrook about the new 'Computational Journalism' masters course at Cardiff University and learn more about the BBC's Local Radio Apprenticeship scheme....

On 01 Feb 2014 By jenni / 0Comment

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From hyperlocal paper to Syria's frontline - a snapshot of a photographer's career

For photographer Sam Tarling, it all began with a prison newsletter. “I was writing about some of the projects at Erlestoke Prison [where he worked in the admin department] and taking some photos,...

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Increasing your chances of getting a job you've applied for

I can’t think of anything worse than waiting to hear something back after finishing a job application. In fact it might actually be one of the most soul destroying events in life! And it is something...

On 01 Feb 2014 By adams / 0Comment

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I witnessed genocide: Why I want to be a journalist in Nigeria

I became a journalist because I have a facility for real-life storytelling; everybody has a story to tell, but with no voice, this fizzles out. I want to become the voice that will shine a light on some...

On 01 Feb 2014 By adams / 0Comment

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What it's like to be in a newsroom reporting breaking news?

I'm lucky enough to have been in a newsroom during some seminal moments in the last three years. The night Tripoli fell, during GB's amazing medal haul in 2012 and last week to help report on the death...

On 01 Feb 2014 By adams / 2Comments

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Interview: Mic Wright on £100 journalism MA course

As it gets more and more difficult to get a foothold on the notoriously slippery ladder that is a journalism career, thousands are looking to improve their chances by undertaking an MA course. However,...

On 01 Feb 2014 By adams / 5Comments

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How do I ensure I get paid as a freelancer?

Several months back a furious Frank Jonen hijacked a client’s website, a dispute about payment escalating to the point where he felt forced to act. Replacing the site with an angry letter he intended...

On 01 Feb 2014 By adams / 3Comments

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Watch: Lola on Work Experience at Sky News

In this video, Lola gives us her thoughts on her first week of work placement at Sky News. Don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more videos! Got a question for Lola about her experience?...

On 01 Feb 2014 By adams / 0Comment

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Interview: Matthew Reynolds on games journalism

We are continuing to look at different types of journalism here at Wannabe Hacks. This time, our focus is on the world of games journalism. Lola spoke to Matthew Reynolds, the current gaming editor for Digital...

On 01 Feb 2014 By adams / 2Comments

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Which journalists do you admire and why?

Natasha recently asked our followers who their favourite journalists were and why. Here, she has collected your answers and Storified them. [View the story "Which journalists do you admire? #journocrush"...

On 01 Feb 2014 By adams / 0Comment