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November 10, 2014

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» Bread and circuses and #sandwichgate

As the country is allegedly gripped by #sandwichgate which, if you missed it, relates to this Daily Mail front page, it’s worth a dip back into the history of the Mail’s enthusiasm for bread-based stories. In 1911 the paper began … Continue reading

November 3, 2014

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» Working for a beacon in real local journalism

What a delight to welcome back BA Journalism graduate Vicky Hallifax as one of our recent Atrium journalism/media guest speakers here at USW’s central Cardiff campus. And even more delightful to welcome her as editor, following her recent promotion. Vicky … Continue reading

September 29, 2014

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» Thanks to our guest speakers

You always know that students enjoy a good guest speaker; it’s clearly great for them to hear from someone who spends all day every day out there in industry. But the deeper benefits of a good speaker programme, like our … Continue reading

February 22, 2014

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» Exposure returns to the airwaves at Wales’ biggest university

IT’S that time of year again, the University of South Wales’ online broadcast project re-launches with a new group of students. There will be live audio content broadcast for ten days from Tuesday (25) and additional content will appear online. … Continue reading

February 7, 2014

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» A flood of news: are we drowning, or waving?

We are apparently downing in news, and lack the tools to make sense of it. Journalists just churn out more of the stuff, without pausing often enough to suggest what it all means. Schools and universities don’t teach us how … Continue reading

December 5, 2013

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» Eay My Radio

One of the world’s greatest creative audio makers is the guest of honour at a unique event being held at the University of South Wales’ Atrium campus next week. Alan Hall, from Falling Tree Productions, is joining forces with BBC … Continue reading

November 15, 2013

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» Exposure Radio – raising money in hair-raising fashion!

November really isn’t the best month to shave your head. But if you’re trying to raise money for charity, sometimes you just have to do what has to be done. A group of my radio students dug deep on behalf … Continue reading

October 22, 2013

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» Award winning graduates put Tenovus in the limelight

TWO graduates of the former University of Glamorgan have helped steer a well-known Welsh charity to scoop two Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) awards. Tenovus, Wales’ leading cancer charity, won a gold and silver at the CIPR PRide Awards, … Continue reading

October 11, 2013

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» Graduate challenges

Over the summer I was busy collecting stories from graduates about the challenges they faced in the early weeks and months after leaving university.  Unsurprisingly, one of the biggest challenges in the current economic climate is getting a graduate job. So … Continue reading

July 8, 2013

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» Murray mania played out across multi media platforms

LIKE millions of others, I saw sporting history being made in SW19 yesterday as Andy Murray became the first British man in 77 years to claim the Wimbledon crown. But my experience of the event was more than being a television viewer – I consumed … Continue reading