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How to ace your journalism course (even during a pandemic)!

How to ace your journalism course (even during a pandemic)! There has never been a stranger time to start studying journalism. Here are some top tips for making the most of your journalism course even if the UK goes back into lockdown.  On Thursday, PressPad organised a pop-up #PressPadRemote event…

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Why mentoring is crucial when trying to diversify the media

Why mentoring is crucial when trying to diversify the media Lydia Wilkins is a freelance journalist. She is also on the Autistic spectrum. In this blog post she explains why mentoring is the first step to diversify the media.  Mentoring is a hot topic right now, given that we’ve all…

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Top tips to help you master mobile journalism

Top tips to help you master mobile journalism Mobile journalism is the future, but how is conducted and more importantly how can you do it? PressPad’s Laura Garcia breaks it down in this informative blog. As a young person entering the industry, the people who are going to hire you…

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15 Top Tips From PressPad Remote

As PressPad Remote’s first season draws to an end this week, Amber Sunner compiles her 15 top tips from it. We thank all of those who tuned in and those who kindly participated in the events. PressPad Remote will return in September!

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Here’s why mentoring in journalism is so important

Here’s why mentoring in journalism is so important PressPad’s Nicola Slawson has been a journalist for seven years but said that the nepotism she saw whilst studying for her MA in journalism left her with a sour taste. She realised the importance of finding a mentor and once she was…

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SOME OF THE BEST INITIATIVES THAT SUPPORT BLACK JOURNALISTS

Some of the best initiatives that support black journalists To show our continued support for the Black Lives Matter movement we, at PressPad, have created another non-exhaustive list of some of the best initiatives that support black journalists. Be sure to click on the photos to find out more about…

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TOP TIPS FOR MASTERING THE ART OF NETWORKING​

TOP TIPS FOR MASTERING THE ART OF NETWORKING Networking is a challenging but necessary activity. Nicola Slawson breaks down what she has learned about networking since first becoming a journalist. When I first started out in journalism, I felt this urgency to grab any opportunity that came my way with…

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Tanveer Mann

In conversation with Tanveer Mann

In conversation with…Tanveer mann, DEPUTY NEWS EDITOR AT THE MIRROR online Tanveer Mann, Deputy News Editor at the Mirror Online talked to Amber Sunner about her work in journalism and how she has adapted her schedule to the lockdown. What was your typical working day before lockdown? As a news…

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How coronavirus has affected internships

How coronavirus has affected internships Internships and work experience placements across the nation have either been cancelled or postponed because of the coronavirus lockdown. Amber Sunner talked to the would-be interns to see how they are feeling about the situation. Amber’s story Mahnoor’s story Chloe’s story Ayomikun’s story Rebecca’s story…

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PressPad secures £40,000 grant from the Future News Pilot Fund

We’re excited to be one of 19 projects chosen for backing by the Future News Pilot Fund! The government-backed fund tests new approaches to public interest news so communities across England have access to reliable and accurate news about the issues that matter most to them. PressPad has been awarded…

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