Post Tagged with: “Brexit”

Hundreds gather in Leeds for protest calling for end to Brexit

Hundreds gather in Leeds for protest calling for end to Brexit

By Paweł Kuziemski Hundreds of people marched in Leeds on February 14 calling for an end to Brexit. The protest was organised by Leeds for Europe. Protesters wanted the government to overturn Brexit and put it to another referendum. Richard Wilson, chairman of Leeds for Europe, said: “We want to create a positive vision of Britain without Brexit, so we […]

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Social class and regional diversity are the main challenges in modern day journalism, says Nina Hossain

Social class and regional diversity are the main challenges in modern day journalism, says Nina Hossain

By Charlotte Lascelles Yorkshire-born journalist, Nina Hossain, broke down the main issues and challenges of diversity in her talk about the media industry. The ITV News presenter took part in Journalism and Media Week at Leeds Trinity University to talk about her thriving career, how the world of breaking news works and on the diversity challenges she faced when training […]

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The “shrinking middle ground”: Guardian correspondent on the state of the modern media

The “shrinking middle ground”: Guardian correspondent on the state of the modern media

By Will Ford. Former Guardian Brexit editor Dan Roberts warned of a “shrinking middle ground” in his talk on the state of the modern media at Leeds Trinity Journalism and Media Week. Mr Roberts has experience at world-renowned broadsheet newspapers including the Daily Telegraph and Financial Times, as well as working for the Guardian in Washington DC. He suggested that […]

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Brexit and Presidential Elections: Dan Roberts to talk of his experience in the modern news media at Journalism and Media Week

- Dan Roberts - Former Brexit editor for the Guardian

  By Will Ford On the frontline in Washington for the 2016 Presidential election and leading the Guardian’s coverage of Brexit: Dan Roberts comes to Leeds trinity Journalism and Media Week to talk about the “state of the modern news media”. Dan Roberts is a prize-winning journalist with 25 years of experience in the field and the newsroom. He started […]

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Michael Gove warns of social media dangers after fake news on animal sentience goes viral

Michael Gove warns of social media dangers after fake news on animal sentience goes viral

By Robert Mooney ENVIRONMENT Secretary Michael Gove has blamed social media for the row about legal protection for animals.

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Anger as Leeds’ European Capital of Culture bid ditched over Brexit

Anger as Leeds’ European Capital of Culture bid ditched over Brexit

By Robyn Owens POLITICIANS in Leeds have expressed their shock at the announcement that UK cities are no longer eligible to become European Capital of Culture because of Brexit.

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Brexit could jeopardise British creative success says report

Brexit could jeopardise British creative success says report

  By Alex Smith BRITISH CREATIVE industries could face a “severe skills shortage” after Brexit, according to a report from the Creative Industries Federation.

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UK inflation at highest levels since 2012 as Bank of England chief warns further rises possible

UK inflation at highest levels since 2012 as Bank of England chief warns further rises possible

By Ian Molyneaux PRIME MINISTER Teresa May is facing the unwelcome news that the UK inflation rate is likely to rise again after hitting three per cent this week – the highest level since 2012.

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Price of wedding gowns to rise after the Brexit

Price of wedding gowns to rise after the Brexit

    By Bethany Armer The UK’s decision to split from Europe is having an unexpected effect… on people getting married. The cost of wedding dresses is shooting up as the price of imported materials rises ahead of Brexit, according to one bridal shop owner. Marie Whomes who runs a shop on Doncaster Road, Barnsley, has already seen a sharp rise […]

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Donald Trump travel ban sparks second protest in Leeds

Donald Trump travel ban sparks second protest in Leeds

  By Charlotte Lascelles ALMOST 200 protesters marched through Leeds city centre in response to US President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

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