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Two new journalism textbooks aimed at students

August 28, 2014 3:58 pm : AJE Updates, Featured
Two new journalism textbooks aimed at university students have been published by Oxford University Press and Routledge The Oxford Dictionary of Journalism, written by Tony Harcup of Sheffield University, provides concise definitions for over 1,400 terms. On page 21 you’ll even find a definition of the AJE no less: Formed in 1997, the AJE aims more »

Forget the Future: What’s Happening in Journalism Now?

August 27, 2014 5:11 pm : AJE Updates, Students
Ian Hislop and Amol Rajan are among the editors answering questions from young journalists at The Frontline Club, London next month (11 September 2014). The Forget the Future: What’s Happening in Journalism Now? event is aimed at students, however limited tickets are also available for ‘old’ hacks.  If you can’t make it , we’ll also more »

Lecturer in media ethics attacks Robin Williams reporting

August 22, 2014 7:23 pm : AJE Updates
Dr Douglas Chalmers, senior lecturer in media and journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, has attacked the reporting of Robin Williams’ death. In an article for The Drum he writes: The details of how he carried out his suicide reported in a lurid manner – sometimes in bulletpoint headlines – by papers such as the Sun, the Mirror, and more »

Calling young aspiring foreign correspondents

July 27, 2014 5:50 pm : AJE Updates, News
The Richard Beeston Bursary is an award for an aspiring British foreign correspondent to spend six weeks abroad, researching and reporting a foreign news story, on a fellowship with The Times newspaper. A further award is available for a young Israeli, Lebanese or Palestinian journalist to spend six weeks on secondment to The Times in more »

Academics present research on female politicians in the press to MPs at Parliament

July 16, 2014 3:59 pm : AJE Updates, Featured
Female Conservative and Labour politicians receive more negative media coverage than their male counterparts, while female Liberal Democrats were generally ignored, new research has found. Research by Leeds Trinity journalism academic Deirdre O’Neill and partly funded by a grant from the AJE,  was hailed as an ‘important’ work by Mary Mcleod MP in her opening more »

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External Examiner, MA Magazine Journalism, University of Central Lancashire

Closing date: February 2014 School: Journalism and Digital Communication An external examiner is required for the award-winning MA Magazine Journalism course at the University of Central Lancashire. The candidate should have at least an MA themselves. Contact Journalism division leader Julie Freer on Please visit the UCLAN MA Magazine website for more details.

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Journalism: LJMU

The Liverpool Screen School seeks to appoint a dynamic, creative and experienced individual to a range of new, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer posts, which have been created as part of a major strategic investment in teaching and research at LJMU. You will contribute to a group of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Journalism and International Journalism. An more »

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Lectureship in Journalism: Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde, a research-intensive university in Glasgow, is advertising a Lectureship in Journalism. The closing date for applications is 11 July. Full details and application procedures are available through the University website Please contact Michael Higgins to discuss the vacancy.

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Associate Lecturer – Cultural Theorist (Solent)

The School of Writing and Communications is seeking to appoint an associate lecturer specialising in the theories relating to cultural studies. The successful candidate will primarily teach on the School’s BA(Hons) Magazine Journalism & Feature Writing. BA (Hons) Magazine Journalism and Feature Writing involves the study of magazine publishing together with associated theories relating to more »

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