Student review of National Union of Journalists visit to CMC

The National Union of Journalists is an inclusive union which is devoted to fairly representing a vast range of professionals working in various media divisions including; photographers, broadcasters, critics and many more. It was founded in 1907 and is currently one of the biggest journalists’ Read More …

Erasmus student Fintan Walsh on his Journalism Internship with the Limerick Leader

Lecturer Eddy Borges-Rey once said to us in a class, what primarily drives us journalistically is entertainment (music, film, art, fashion, etc) and sport. I agreed with him, as I was once one of those student journalists, who did nothing but contribute to online music Read More …

Journalism student, Graham Swann on work experience with the Scottish Daily Mail

“What’s that? Work experience you say?” For student journalists, there’s nothing better to hear. That’s why I was thrilled to secure myself a four-day placement last week as a sub-editor on the Sports Desk of the Scottish Daily Mail. Based in Glasgow, this was my Read More …

Making the Cut, and Pitch Perfect

Two Film and Media students from the Stirling University were winners at the Creative Scotland Student Media Awards at the CCA in Glasgow on 20th March. Both proved themselves against tough opposition to pick up coveted awards. Fourth year student Erik van Berlekom won the Read More …

The Scottish Cultural Memory Project – The Project so far….

The Scottish Cultural Memory Project has been established by Peter Broughan, producer, in association with the University of Stirling, Creative Scotland and BBC Scotland with links to Bafta Scotland. The project aims to capture and preserve first-hand accounts and personal memories of recent cultural activity Read More …

Creative Scotland Student Media Awards 2014

The winner of the Jonathan Witchell Memorial Prize for Best Radio Feature 2013 has just been nominated in the category of Best Audio Programme in the Creative Scotland Student Media Awards.  “Smashed” was produced by Tommaso Aglietti, Laura Best, Grace Pearshouse and Kenneth Port as Read More …

Today’s newspapers telling yesterday’s stories: Calum Crowe on Citizen Journalism

As I begin to write this article, I do so with no preconceived knowledge of not only who you are, but also where you’re from, what age you are or what you happen to do for a living.  But the very fact that you are Read More …