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Lecturing at Chichester University

Pleased to be giving lectures on broadcast journalism and mobile journalism to first year Students at one of  Sussex Universities. Focus on sports journalism especially and how to produce videos…

new VJ book review

"It’s an excellent overview and, as digital video makers come to appreciate the value of well recorded sound and images and well edited content, I think its value to a…

Roehampton Uni Symposium

Interesting meeting today with around 50 lecturers from the Media Culture and Language Department who were re-examining their advice to students about careers. 4 of us from the Media industry…

Gave a talk about Videojournalism this week to the students at the Metropolitan University,London. they're doing BA Hons in Journalism and Fashion Marketing and Journalism. We talked about the need…

Dangers of working as a VJ reporting conflicts

From my Videojournalism book: chapter 2 on Pioneer VJs https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06XNN7N57/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1490003585&sr=1-1&keywords=videojournalism Being a VJ in the field reporting in conflict zones- "you have to question why you're doing it and nothing compares…
Early citizen journalists

Early citizen journalists

The first widespread use of the Hi-8 camera in features as opposed to news came in 1993 with the BBC programme called Video Nation. It showed “video diaries” shot by…