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What happens when you throw 50 wannabe journalists into a room?

ImageCity University MA Newspaper Journalism 2013 – 2014 is go.

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Is London lonely, or is it just me?

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I don’t need to tell you that London is a busy place, around 7 million people live here. Even in the more sparsely populated areas on the outskirts of London it’s constantly active, with someone always driving around outside the window at 3 in the morning. I came here to embark on an exciting internship, live away from my family for a while and gain some much-needed independence. However, with that has come an unnerving inkling – it is just me or is London a bit lonely?

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Guardian Open Weekend: ideas, culture and insight

Guardian cartoonists drew a mural of events at the weekend

Guardian cartoonists draw a mural of events at the weekend

I’m not going to try and answer the question ‘What is the future of newspapers?’ or ‘Is journalism dead?’ here. That’s not because I don’t want to, but because I genuinely can’t – I’m a student, not a fortune teller. That, and what a mainstream blog post that would be, really. The future of journalism was a large part, but not the entire point of the Guardian’s Open Weekend which I had the pleasure to attend. Instead, it was about ideas, culture and insight, and here’s my take on it.

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Government passes tuition fee vote despite student anger

The Government has passed a vote to raise the cap on tuition fees to £9000 per year today despite protests and lobbying by students from Warwick and other universities across the country.

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