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Support service offers trainees last minute chance to swot up

Prof test rules about to change

Page 2 of 2 Neil Webber, editorial training manager for the Kent Messenger Group, is not convinced that the open book move is a good idea, but said that the vast majority of the group’s trainees studied NVQs rather than

Training package to help with Freedom of Information

A training programme has been launched to prepare newspapers for the Freedom of Information Act, which comes into force next year. Cleland Thom Journalism Training Services is providing workshops, in-house training and newsroom resources in a comprehensive package to help

Quality of journalism training online is recognised

A unique course which allows people to do journalism training online has reached an important landmark towards accreditation. Run by Journalism Training Services, the course, which provides distance learning for trainees, has been awarded New Provider Status by the Open

How to detect a libel…

A journalism training firm has come up with a new solution to questions on libel and defamation – the Libel Detector! Trainer Cleland Thom has produced a concise and easy-to-access checklist of the common dangers and pitfalls for journalists. It

Free last-minute exam tips

A journalism trainer is offering last-minute help and advice to National Certificate entrants – for free. Trainees sitting their NCE on April 11 can get support through Cleland Thom, who will be running a special page on his website. He

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A move by two reporters – Andy Nott of the Manchester Evening News and Joanne Clements of the Press Association – secured the lifting of reporting restrictions that protected the anonymity of a 13-year-old drink-driver. They handed letters to Salford

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When Romford MP Andrew Rosindell was taken sick during a parliamentary visit to Brazil, he missed the Romford Recorder’s publication day and had a copy of the Archant paper flown to his bedside.He said: “I had one of my staff

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A state-of-the-art laptop computer and insider knowledge from a leading London literary agent are some of the prizes on offer to the winner of The bloc-online Writing Prize 2004 – a new kind of writing competition launched by Falmouth College

News in brief

A state-of-the-art laptop computer and insider knowledge from a leading London literary agent are some of the prizes on offer to the winner of The bloc-online Writing Prize 2004 – a new kind of writing competition launched by Falmouth College

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The Bath Chronicle is sending a dossier of features highlighting the trauma of domestic violence to local MPs after a week-long series of double-page pieces launched the Chronicle’s Enough is Enough campaign.The series began with a heartbreaking and powerful account

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The Press Complaints Commission has published its response to the Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport’s report into privacy and media intrusion.Some of the committee’s 23 proposals on reform echo moves already under way by the press watchdog to

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National Union of Journalists general secretary Jeremy Dear has awarded the union’s first ‘Scrooge Award for Corporate Greed’ to Newsquest chief executive Paul Davidson.He delivered a bag of chocolate gold coins, a copy of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and

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Two newsmen who have both been successful in their respective careers have met for the first time in almost 40 years. Former Bromsgrove Messenger photographer John Webb got a surprise when he answered the door to find broadcaster and newsreader