Journalism and Media Week: the Friday podcast round-up

Journalism and Media Week: the Friday podcast round-up

Our final year Broadcast Journalism students look back on what the week has brought. Presenters: Tyler Morrell, Aston Lamb, Kate Whitaker Audio: Maisie Clancy

Getting your foot in the door: top tips from industry speakers in video

Getting your foot in the door: top tips from industry speakers in video

By Maisie Andrews Garth Leeds Trinity University this week played host to a wealth of industry speakers as part of their 10th annual Journalism and Media Week. For current students, it was a chance to get some advice on what to do to prepare for that first job:

Journalism and Media Week round-up in video

Journalism and Media Week round-up in video

By Jazmine Blackah Leeds Trinity University’s 10th Journalism and Media Week has come to an end. We look back at some of the highlights.   The Yorkshire Voice reporting team: MA Journalism students: Elisha Atkinson, Tom Clayton, Will Ford, James Fountain, Charlotte Lascelles, Abbey Maclure, Harry McMullen, Matty Rammage, Dan Swales. BA Hons Broadcast Journalism final year students: Maisie Andrews […]

Leeds court reporter Stephanie Finnegan speaks out about social media backlash after Tommy Robinson case

Leeds court reporter Stephanie Finnegan speaks out about social media backlash after Tommy Robinson case

Court reporter Stephanie Finnegan has described how she dealt with the social media backlash from what she labelled the biggest court story in 2018.

Great British Bake Off creator says move to Channel 4 was all about protecting the show’s format

Great British Bake Off creator says move to Channel 4 was all about protecting the show’s format

By Harry McMullen Richard McKerrow, creator of the Great British Bake Off, has said he believes the move from the BBC had to happen in order to ensure the survival of the programme. In a talk at Leeds Trinity University, Richard McKerrow of Love Productions dismissed claims that the BBC split was down to money. “It wasn’t greedy producers going […]


Leeds News

Queen St Fisheries platter filled with 32ox fish, five portion of chips, 2 breadcakes and sides.

A 20-year-old defeats Yorkshire’s 32oz fish challenge

By Kamile Banyte. An extreme food eater travelled 96 miles to take on a 32oz chippy challenge and managed to complete it in just 30 minutes. Kyle Gibson, 20, from Houghton-le- Spring, Sunderland is the first person to demolish a ‘Queeny Special’ set by Queen St Fisheries, Morley, Leeds. The challenge consists of a 32oz battered fish, two bread cakes, […]

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News

The vintage fair raised £4000 for the charity.

St Gemma’s Hospice annual vintage fair another success

By Emily Smith St Gemma’s Hospice hosted their annual vintage fair on Saturday November 10 where stallholders from Yorkshire displayed their timeless retro items to raise money for the charity. The event took place at the hospice’s academic unit of palliative care on Harrogate Road in Leeds, which was open to the public with entry to the fair by donation. […]

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Features

Red Dead Redemption 2 – The NeverEnding Story

Red Dead Redemption 2 – The NeverEnding Story

By Daniel Swales With little over a week remaining before the release of Red Dead Redemption 2, fans have been chomping at the bit to get their hands on the Wild Western action-adventure game. The third entry in the series, Red Dead Redemption 2 is set to serve as a prequel to Rockstar Games’ hit 2010 release, Red Dead Redemption. […]

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Sport

Doubts over Leicester City's title credentials creep back in as they lose 2-1 to Arsenal in February

Emery progressing well since Wenger’s departure

By Tom Manley Arsenal have made a strong start to the season under new boss Unai Emery who replaced the beloved Arsene Wenger in the summer. It was a roller coaster final season for Arsene which saw his side get to the Carabao Cup final and the Europa League semi finals, however the Gunners were defeated in both of these […]

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Emery progressing well since Wenger’s departure

Doubts over Leicester City's title credentials creep back in as they lose 2-1 to Arsenal in February

By Tom Manley Arsenal have made a strong start to the season under new boss Unai Emery who replaced the beloved Arsene Wenger in the summer. It was a roller coaster final season for Arsene which saw his side get to the Carabao Cup final and the Europa League semi finals, however the Gunners were defeated in both of these […]

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Gary Ballance is the key to England success

England in action against New Zealand in 2004

By Max Hunter Since Jonathan Trott’s retirement from international cricket back in 2015 England have struggled to find a reliable number three batsman. During that time England have tried with seven different players and yet to find luck. Looking at the statistics of all the players Yorkshire’s Gary Ballance comes out on top. After Trott’s retirement the cricket world presumed […]

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How have mid-season international breaks affected Premier League clubs in 2018?

How have mid-season international breaks affected Premier League clubs in 2018?

By Sam Bannister Embed from Getty Images With no Premier League football taking place over the weekend due to the international break, managers across the country will be worrying about the amount of gametime their players are getting. Managers have long complained about the excessive schedule facing their players in the modern era, with players jetting off for international duty […]

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How to Win the NBA MVP Award

How to Win the NBA MVP Award

By Will Hopper When it comes to winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) award, over the last ten years we can see that only three statistics matter; points scored, games played and total wins. Six players have taken home the Maurice Podoloff Trophy since 2008. LeBron James has won the award four times, Stephen Curry twice and Derrick Rose, […]

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Do teams perform better when playing in front of more of their own fans?

LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Leeds United fans look on during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Leeds United and Preston North End at Elland Road on August 28, 2018 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

By Ed McIntyre Embed from Getty Images You would assume that when football teams play in front of a large support of their own fans spurring them on would result in more success, and when teams have more success their attendances increase. But research shows that teams who do have a large following aren’t doing so well. Focusing on the […]

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The top six and the rest, just how big is the gap?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 11: Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan and teammates celebrate after scoring his teams third goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on November 11, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt McNulty - Manchester City/Man City via Getty Images)

By Ben Huyton Just how big is the gap between the Premier League’s top six and the other 14 teams in the league? During five of the last six seasons, the top six in the Premier League has been dominated by the two Manchester clubs, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. The 18/19 season has started in largely the same […]

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What areas does Claudio Ranieri need to address to keep Fulham in the Premier League?

What areas does Claudio Ranieri need to address to keep Fulham in the Premier League?

By Kieran Cobley On Wednesday this week, Claudio Ranieri was appointed as the new Fulham boss just hours after now former manager Slavisa Jokanovic was sacked. Fulham have had a disappointing start to the season, with Ranieri being brought in to ensure the club, who are currently at the bottom of the Premier League table with just one win and […]

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St Gemma’s Hospice annual vintage fair another success

The vintage fair raised £4000 for the charity.

By Emily Smith St Gemma’s Hospice hosted their annual vintage fair on Saturday November 10 where stallholders from Yorkshire displayed their timeless retro items to raise money for the charity. The event took place at the hospice’s academic unit of palliative care on Harrogate Road in Leeds, which was open to the public with entry to the fair by donation. […]

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Traditional practices still have their place in newsrooms, says YEP editor

Traditional practices still have their place in newsrooms, says YEP editor

One of the biggest issues in modern journalism is young people are ignoring traditional practices, according to media experts. Hannah Thaxter, editor of the Yorkshire Evening Post, attended Journalism and Media Week at Leeds Trinity University to run a workshop that looked at the more traditional practices of journalism and where they fit in the modern world. The session included […]

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Making films shouldn’t be a drag – Independent filmmakers offer their advice to break into the industry

Making films shouldn’t be a drag – Independent filmmakers offer their advice to break into the industry

“Make peace with rejection early on” – that was the advice independent filmmakers Mike Beddoes and Amy Clarke offered to aspiring filmmakers from Leeds Trinity University. The lesson Mark and Amy wanted to pass on was resilience in the face of adversity, citing their own personal experiences as evidence that persistence pays off. Opening up on his journey to becoming […]

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