HINTS AND TIPS ON HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR JOURNALISM (and what NOT to do)
Journalism History project - A developing introductory history of journalism created by students on the MA journalism and BA journalism and journalism lecturers. A good place to get a quick overview of the subject area. The directory is small at the moment but will grow continuously. Contact the webmaster if you want to add or correct material to the project.
Radio audiences/ News Agendas - Details of the demographics and target audiences of various BBC and commercial radio stations - national and local - to assist study of the 'news agenda' and the way in which news organisations target their audiences as a business (in this case in the highly competitive world of radio news).
Media Law Web - introductory notes on media law (some of the best notes available anywhere on the web - as featured on Wikipedia!).
Media: Law - a student's account of a day out at Winchester Crown Court, linking what she saw to points of media law relating to crime reporting, criminal procedure and contempt of court.
Media Law: Overview and revision webcast (approx 1hr 30mins of all the main points in a standard BJTC/NCTJ type media law course - libel, contempt, privacy, etc.
Feature Writing and Documentaries - practical notes on feature writing and documentary making, with a blog so you can add your comments and examples.
COURSE REGULATIONS / BJTC ACCREDITATION
University of Winchester plagiarism policy - All a bit official and formal. All it means is that you should never be dishonest, and never pass off other peoples' work as your own. If you obey those rules you will be fine. But if you want the 'chapter and verse' - and especially if you want to know yoiur rights if you are accused of cheating - here is the detail.
Here are the BJTC accreditation standards setting out the standards that students and the course must aspire to. The full documentation is here: BJTC Accreditation.
News Reporting and Feature Writing 'Fatal Errors' system - Detail on what you must do and what you must NOT do in order to gain credit towards your journalism degree. Please read carefully, discuss and blog frequently.
The BJTC's "acceptable broadcast standards" code setting out the minimum standards to be met by practical journalism work.
News Reporting and audiences. Rough notes on journalists and their audiences.
Search Engine Optimization Blog A blog on our effort to make this very site - and our journalism courses - more visible to people searching on the internet. This is a new and important skill for journalists and web producers.
A magazine journalism
A photojournalism reading and resource list.
WINCHESTER JOURNALISM ARCHIVE (out of date material, kept for historic reasons)
2008-09 archive. Of historic interest only. Old module guides and timetables are stored here. They are out of date and have largely been replaced by the new course plan.
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