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

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

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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Horsforth residents left furious with the lateness of Northern Rail trains

Timetable of a late train travelling from Leeds to Horsforth

By Lewis Oldham An investigation by Yorkshire Voice has uncovered that during October, only one in six trains travelling from Horsforth to Leeds in the morning rush hour were on time. Northern Rail has been under scrutiny for months now after regular strike action and the lateness of trains became a growing concern for the public. According to figures published […]

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Channel 4 move offers fresh hope for students

Channel 4 move offers fresh hope for students

By Matty Ramage Channel 4’s recent announcement that they have chosen Leeds for their new headquarters could spark a rise in the number of reporters from Yorkshire. Ella Griffith, a producer at Sky, said: “We’re hearing a lot of rumours of them having newsrooms and studios here and anchoring bulletins and that means you represent a place better.” She added: […]

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Graduates offer career advice to journalism and media students

Graduates offer career advice to journalism and media students

By Charlotte Lascelles Four graduates of Leeds Trinity University returned for Journalism and Media Week 2018 to talk about their experiences post-university. The graduates – Otis Holmes, Charlotte Regen, Xanthe Palmer and Becky Hammill – took part in a panel session with current students to talk about their experiences of working in the industry, as well as offering advice on […]

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Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

By Charlotte Lascelles Huddersfield-born Nina Hossain will be amongst various industry speakers at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week. Now in its tenth year, Journalism Week has seen its fair share of interesting people and this year will be no exception. From One Show editor, Sandy Smith, to former Tory politician turned prison chaplain, Jonathon Aitken, speakers will be […]

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Successful crown court reporter to attend Journalism Week at LTU

Successful crown court reporter to attend Journalism Week at LTU

By Elisha Atkinson Local crown court reporter Stephanie Finnegan will attend Leeds Trinity University’s 10th Journalism and Media Week which begins on Monday 5 November.   The four-day event allows budding journalists to attend workshops hosted by journalism professionals in order to network and develop an understanding of the industry.  Stephanie Finnegan, who works for LeedsLive and ExaminerLive recently successfully challenged Leeds Crown Court’s decision to postpone reporting […]

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Public to be invited to discuss Leeds air quality problem at Q&A event

Car pollution 
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By Adele Lyth Professionals and politicians will be discussing air pollution in Leeds at a Q&A event next month. Figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows Leeds has the worst air quality in Yorkshire, with high levels of pollution contributing to a range of health problems including asthma and heart disease. Leeds City Council is investing £40 million in […]

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Dementia community group works with businesses to help raise awareness

Beauty by Emily, Town Street, Horsforth

By Emily Smith Local businesses in Horsforth have been working alongside the charity Alzheimer’s Society to create a dementia friendly community. Beauty salon ‘Beauty by Emily’ recently got involved with the charity’s initiative by displaying a dementia friendly sticker and attending training sessions. Hannah Pollard, 22, beauty therapist at Beauty by Emily said: “It was good to understand exactly how […]

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