Journalism and Media Week

Lecturer Dr Kate Lister to discuss the media’s role in the stigmatisation of sex work at Journalism and Media Week 2019

Lecturer Dr Kate Lister to discuss the media’s role in the stigmatisation of sex work at Journalism and Media Week 2019

By Zoe Peck How does the media perpetuate harmful stereotypes around sex workers? And what role can journalists play in the dismantling of the stigma surrounding the adult-industry? Answering these questions will be Dr Kate Lister, an author and English lecturer at Leeds Trinity University who will be presenting five years’ worth of research on historical and contemporary media representations […]

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Good Morning Britain’s Katy Rickitt to talk bed-hopping at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week

Good Morning Britain’s Katy Rickitt to talk bed-hopping at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week

By Immy Share Leeds Trinity University alumna Katy Rickitt, who is the news correspondent for Good Morning Britain, will return to the university next Monday for Journalism and Media week. Katy will give a talk about the unexpected travelling around the country which comes with her job. However, this is not the only country which Katy has travelled round for […]

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Newsbeat’s deputy editor comes to Leeds Trinity University for Journalism and Media Week – talking all things from Brexit to Beyoncé

Paul Stanworth

By Alice Young Paul Stanworth, deputy editor at Newsbeat, will visit Leeds Trinity University next week as part of the annual Journalism and Media Week event. Newsbeat is the flagship news programme on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra, making sense of the world for 16-24-year-olds and covering the stories they care about. Before Newsbeat, Paul worked at ITV’s […]

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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

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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:

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Journalism & Media Week: Day 4 podcast

Journalism & Media Week: Day 4 podcast

Our final year Broadcast Journalism students review the final day of Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week. Presented by Zoha Shah, Maisie Andrews Garth and Olivia Dobson.

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Most vicars are “normal” like me, says Gogglebox star Rev Kate Bottley

Most vicars are “normal” like me, says Gogglebox star Rev Kate Bottley

by Abbey Maclure Reverend Kate Bottley, star of Channel 4’s Gogglebox and parish priest, has said that people of faith are just like anybody else. She urged people not to let their perception of the church, or of Christians, put them off God. Speaking at Leeds Trinity University, Kate had the audience in fits of laughter as she shared her […]

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