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About Jim

I'm the Principal Lecturer in Journalism at the University of Westminster and course leader for the BA (Hons) degree in Journalism. Used to be a magazine journalist, mostly for i-D, The Face, Arena and Esquire and I covered the net and did new media things for The Guardian, The Observer and the BBC. But that seems a long time ago.

My first blog post

Cruise Ship news story

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Multimedia Journalism – Setting up your blog

Today we’re going to concentrate on getting you started blogging. First we’ll set up a blog using WordPress¬†then we’ll look a bit at blogs in general and why they’re still interesting. Then we’ll look at writing online and how it … Continue reading

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Multimedia journalism presentation – some useful links

In the powerpoint on Multimedia Journalism which I used in today’s session, I mentioned a couple of writers whose work is really worth looking at in more detail, if you want to think more about this whole area. Henry Jenkins … Continue reading

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What is multimedia journalism – some useful links

In today’s powerpoint, I talked about building on Paul Bradshaw’s ideas about adaptability and the news diamond and thinking about how to combine different media types to tell news stories more effectively… There’s lots of experimentation going on in this … Continue reading

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