Author: City Journalism Staff

Compassionate fashion: Why there’s no better time to start shopping for vegan clothing

September 16, 2020

By Lucy Freeman, BA Journalism If you’re not quite ready to switch to the vegan lifestyle (lasagne is really rather alluring, we get it) maybe you can make your next clothing purchase animal free. It can be difficult to make a sudden change to your lifestyle, but it’s all about taking baby steps. Thanks to […]

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Inside the Minds of Parkour

September 10, 2020

MA Television Journalism Reporter – Anna Georgevic Co-Director– Georgia Barnett Co-Director- Sarah Higgs Producer – Alissa Rheinbach This was their first attempt at a longer form film, made part way through the course.

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Should We Starve Terminal Cancer?

September 10, 2020

MA Television Journalism REPORTER Georgia Stewardson PRODUCER Saffron Amis DIRECTOR Frederick Ferguson Georgia Stewardson won The Today Progamme Student Broadcaster of the Year 2019 with this film It was shortlisted for a BAFTA in 2020.

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Military charity Combat Stress failing to help desperate veterans

September 8, 2020

By Will Tullis, MA Investigative Journalism This investigation reveals serious faults and deficiencies at leading military mental health charity Combat Stress. Health experts have said its miscommunication has “directly” impacted the mental health of veterans. At least 186 veterans have suffered, some of whom have attempted suicide. New and exclusive revelations from former Combat Stress […]

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Pride and solidarity: Rainbows and the NHS

August 26, 2020

By Cait Findlay, MA Newspaper Journalism Before Sarah* met her wife, she found that conversations in bars about her job always led to the same jokes – jokes she describes as “low-hanging fruit”. Sarah is a registrar doctor working in obstetrics and gynaecology. She is also a lesbian. She says: “When I was single, there […]

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Degradation and Disease: The Price of Tourism in India’s Most Prized Destination

November 13, 2019

In just the last few decades, a small corner of India has risen from near-total obscurity to win recognition as home to some of the world’s most beautiful natural scenery. But an influx of tourism to the Kerala Backwaters is having a devastating impact on the lives of the people who have long depended on them.

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Defeated – The Journeyman Boxers Who Survive By Losing

November 12, 2019

MA Television Journalism This documentary was winner of Best TV Documentary at the 2018 BJTC Awards. Callum McCulloch – Producer, Co-Director Christian Olsen – Director Vedika Bahl – Reporter

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WHO classifies burnout as a disease but stigma still dogs British workplaces

November 7, 2019

By Michael O’Dwyer, MA Financial Journalism The World Health Organisation has added burnout to its official diseases classification list in a move that “adds legitimacy” to the struggles of sufferers. Burnout is a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. In addition to adding “legitimacy”, the decision to recognise the […]

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The Lady’s not for turning: Sam Taylor, editor of Britain’s oldest women’s magazine

September 6, 2019

By Abigail Buchanan, MA Newspaper Journalism Stepping into the offices of The Lady magazine in Covent Garden is like stepping back in time. Behind a cream exterior and gilt doors that read ‘General Enquiries’ and ‘Classified Advertising’, there is an unmanned old-timey oak reception and a bell that says, ‘PLEASE RING’. Old issues of the […]

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