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Photography exhibition features original paparazzo

Rare photographs taken by the original paparazzo are to go on display in a new exhibition next month.

The shots were taken by Tazio Secchiaroli, who died in 1998 and was credited as the inspiration for the character Paparazzo in the 1960 film La Dolce Vita.

The exhibition will also focus on actress Brigitte Bardot and other fashion and celebrity icons of the 1960s.

It runs from 3 September for a month at the James Hyman Gallery, in Savile Row, London.

A live online Q&A session is taking place tomorrow for people interested in a career in internet journalism.

Panelists include Paul Gallagher, head of online editorial at the Manchester Evening News, Alison Gow, executive editor, digital, from the Liverpool Daily Post and Echo, Guardian Careers site editor Laura-Jane Filotrani and Guardian digital editor Sarah Hartley.

The Q&A runs from 1pm to 4pm – go the Forums section of to take part.

Mark Dodson, chief executive of GMG Regional Media, parent company to among others the Manchester Evening News and Reading Post, has joined the board of Northwest Vision and Media.

The company works on behalf of the digital and creative industries in the North West to promote and build the region’s media industry.

Jenny Lennox, northern area assistant organiser with the National Union of Journalists, is moving south to the union’s London HQ.

She has been based in Manchester for seven years and will be the assistant organiser in the NUJ’s publishing department.

Jenny will be replaced by Wales and new media assistant organiser Lawrence Shaw, for his second stint in the Manchester office, from 21 September.

Two subsidised training days aimed at freelance journalists are taking place next month at the Manchester Conference Centre.

The first is on 5 September and is aimed at those getting started in freelance journalism. It will cover looking for work, doing deals and grappling with copyright.

The second is on 12 September and features role play that lets participants work out how to improve their pitching techniques and negotiate for better rates.

For more information and to book a place email or call 0207 843 3717.


Dan Depan (24/08/2009 14:41:54)
Mark Dodson and Vision in the same sentence – not something I ever thought I would see!!