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What's The Point of News? Tony Harcup introduces his new book

How do we define news? Who is it for? Whose voices does it amplify, and whose does it silence? Dr Tony Harcup of the Department of Journalism Studies tackles all these questions and more in his new…

From  Pete Green on April 28th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Media law and court reporting

Employers in the media need to know that their reporters are fully conversant with the law around journalism. Polly Mosley introduces the subjects of media law and court reporting - fundamentals of…

From  Pete Green on April 21st, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Newsdays: where the magic happens

Newsdays are when Sheffield journalism students try out their skills for real, hunting down stories, creating multimedia content and publishing on real, public-facing news sites. Michelle Rawlins…

From  Pete Green on April 16th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Beyond year 1: advancing your media skills

Video editor extraordinaire Matt Robson gives the lowdown on some of the advanced techniques learned by Sheffield journalism students as their BA degree progresses.

From  Pete Green on April 15th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

BA Journalism Studies: what you learn and why it matters

Lisa Bradley studied journalism at Sheffield before embarking on a successful career in the media and eventually returning to the University to teach. In this video she explains how our students…

From  Pete Green on April 15th, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

BA Journalism Studies: an overview from Katie Stewart

Senior university teacher Katie Stewart talks through some finer detail of the undergraduate journalism degree for offer holders, including careers and work placements and the brilliant industry…

From  Pete Green on April 15th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Technology and opportunity in your media career

Technology has revolutionised the media industry, says Joley Carey, giving you a chance to specialise not just in finding and breaking news or writing human interest features, but also in areas like…

From  Pete Green on April 15th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

An introduction to data journalism

How do journalists sift raw data to uncover big stories on issues like Covid-19? Which data sources can be trusted? The Department of Journalism Studies' resident expert Will Oliphant gives an…

From  Pete Green on April 8th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

International Journalism Week 2019

The Department of Journalism Studies' annual International Journalism Week brings together guest speakers representing academia, news media and advocacy groups from several countries. Here some…

From  Pete Green on November 18th, 2019 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Diminishment and Resistance: The Civil Power of Journalism

Journalism and the values it represents are under threat. In her inaugural lecture as UNESCO Chair on Media Freedom, Journalism Safety and the Issue of Impunity, Professor Jackie Harrison…

From  Pete Green on December 3rd, 2018 0 likes 33 plays 0  

International Journalism Week 2018

A look back over our amazing week of discussion and activity themed around the challenges faced by media professionals all over the world.

From  Pete Green on November 14th, 2018 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Tour our Broadcast Zone

In our Broadcast Zone, journalism students create news content for TV, radio and web, to meet real deadlines. Get a close-up preview of the industry-standard tech that you'll use if you study…

From  Pete Green on November 7th, 2018 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Sheffield Authors Showcase - Mark Hanna - McNae's Essential Law for Journalists

McNae's Essential Law for Journalists is the unrivalled handbook for students of journalism and professionals working with media law. Edited by Mark Hanna, Senior Lecturer in The Department of…

From  Jesse Armstrong on September 5th, 2018 0 likes 96 plays 0  

Students talk about Journalism Studies BA at the University of Sheffield

Sheffield is rated number 1 in the UK for journalism by both The Times and The Guardian university guides (2018). In this video our undergraduates talk about how our Journalism Studies BA degree…

From  Pete Green on April 18th, 2018 0 likes 1,624 plays 0  

Sheffield journalism students on work experience

Students try out and develop their media skills in real newsrooms with the work experience placements arranged for them by the Department of Journalism Studies with employers like the BBC, ITV News…

From  Pete Green on February 15th, 2018 0 likes 151 plays 0  

Journalism work placements: Special Olympics

BA Journalism Studies student Christian Hopewell talks about his amazing work placement photographing the Special Olympics in Sheffield in 2017. Video by Emily Coupland, Corporate Communications.

From  Pete Green on October 5th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0