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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Vaughan Smith on life and death on the frontline in Afghanistan

Tweet As much as I enjoy the media jungle and talking about digital media for a living, there are times when it’s worth watching the work of journalists who work in genuine life and death situations. One such is Vaughan Smith, founder of the Frontline Club (where I worked very happily during 2010). Vaughan has [...]

The importance of journalism and building communities

Tweet What is an online community, how do you build a site or service to cater for one and how do journalists work to become relevant in one? These are the questions students on the MA journalism programme at City University in London are considering (I teach magazine journalism students there). The students have to [...]