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Getting it right, or getting it first? Twitter in the US Election

Photo: Ethan Bloch

Twitter reporting has become, to some journalists, a necessary part of the job. However, the recent US election proved that many of them haven’t learnt their lessons from 2008, as multiple news websites had to withdraw incorrect information.

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The Guardian’s Open Weekend – An insight into journalism?

Guardian from 1969. Photo: mikeyashworth

Last Thursday, the Guardian announced they will be opening their doors in a few weeks time, hosting a range of talks, workshops and interactive sessions on everything from sport to culture, comedy and politics. Understandably, this is stimulating a variety of responses.

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Journalists are paying the price for free news

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To go into journalism during the current climate, you must be either very brave, or very stupid. Continue reading

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Is sending news correspondants around the world a waste?

Newswatch has recently brought to the attention of the general public alongside numerous broadcasts from the BBC, that news readers are being increasingly sent abroad to report on current affairs around the world today. However, the argument that has been generated among this hype has sparked off numerous debates.

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