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Turning a new page on travel writing in lockdown

Award-winning travel-writer Nick Thorpe and national newspaper journalist Jean West are hosting an online workshop in travel writing during the Covid-19 lockdown.Newhaven-based Nick Thorpe has been a travel writer for more than 20 years...

New journalists’ organisation launched by the First Minister

A new journalism group was launched yesterday in Glasgow by the First Minister, the Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon. Women in Journalism Scotland is a networking organisation which will have campaigning and training events for women...

Calling all student journalists!

The latest newspaper to be in the news for the wrong reasons is The Journal. This illustrious student newspaper with previous contributors including Alex Salmond and winner of many awards, has gone into liquidation...

#MoJoCon Ireland 2015

The very first mobile journalism conference is taking place here in Dublin this weekend and this is Day Two. Follow here if you wish and we hope to bring some new things to our...

Author Neil Broadfoot launches Falling Fast

Twenty-five years ago, Neil Broadfoot made a promise to his Gran; that promise sustained him through all the trials and tribulations of writing his first novel.  On Wednesday night at Looking Glass Books Neil...

Awards ceremony for Edinburgh Napier journalism alumni

Yesterday lunchtime Edinburgh Napier University held their first Awards Ceremony for journalism alumni, but it was conducted at Craighouse Campus where they are about to leave the building for the last time. Students Andy...

Edinburgh Napier University Media Mondays to discuss Savile and BBC

The BBC’s handling of investigations into shamed presenter Jimmy Savile will come under the spotlight next week as part of a new series of public talks at Edinburgh Napier University. Val Atkinson, a former deputy Head of News and...

STV Local gets a relaunch

STV Local started off in Edinburgh at much the same time as The Edinburgh Reporter did. Now they have updated their website adding more photos, videos and introducing a slicker look.  They have split...

Napier University top three in UK for journalist employability

Edinburgh Napier University has emerged as the third best university in the UK for securing jobs for graduate journalists - with a success rate of 70 per cent. It is the only Scottish university in...

Edinburgh bloggers – Hannah Ewan

Hannah Ewan lives in Edinburgh and blogs at http://blogs.spokenword.ac.uk/hannahewan/On her blog she describes herself thus :-"My name is Hannah Ewan. I am 24, and a Multimedia Journalism student at Glasgow Caledonian Uni.I love stories...

Snow at Edinburgh University….Jon Snow!

The Channel 4 news presenter, Jon Snow, was in Edinburgh a couple of weeks ago talking about media and social media. The talk is now available on YouTube in case you missed it.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq0GZEWFRMk?fs=1&hl=en_GB&color1=0x402061&color2=0x9461ca&w=640&h=385]

The Political Innovation Project comes to Edinburgh

Scottish bloggers, political activists and ‘hacktivists’ have been invited to a free-to-attend conference on social media and politics at Edinburgh University’s ‘School of Informatics’ on Saturday 13th November – 10-4pmThe impact that Twitter, Facebook,...


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