WOMEN’S SUPER LEAGUE: London newspaper to cover opening weekend highlights

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH   London newspaper the Evening Standard is to cover the highlights of one of the biggest tournaments of club-level women’s football this weekend as it reports the thrills and spills of the Women’s Super … Continue reading WOMEN’S SUPER LEAGUE: London newspaper to cover opening weekend highlights

TURKISH MEDIA ATTACKS: Press freedom watchdog concerned over physical attacks on Turkey reporters

  Ankara, Turkey VIJAY SHAH via KIRA TVERSKAYA/Index on Censorship   Index on Censorship, an organisation championing press freedom and the rights of media workers, has expressed concern over a wave of physical attacks and assaults against journalists in Turkey, … Continue reading TURKISH MEDIA ATTACKS: Press freedom watchdog concerned over physical attacks on Turkey reporters

CREATIVE BUSINESS/REVENUE IDEAS FOR NEWSMAKERS: Portugal workshop to guide news ‘bizdev’

  Lisbon, Portugal VIJAY SHAH   Founders, directors and business development personnel involved in the news and media worlds are being invited to a special two-day workshop in Portugal that will offer innovative business models and methods to enhance revenue … Continue reading CREATIVE BUSINESS/REVENUE IDEAS FOR NEWSMAKERS: Portugal workshop to guide news ‘bizdev’

IJNET: Mentoring clinic for MENA media startups launched

Amman – VIJAY SHAH via IFCJ Are you a #MENA journalist with a digital media startup? Apply to @IJNetArabic’s Mentoring Center to gain the skills and resources you need to move your project forward: https://t.co/K7PUle3xOY pic.twitter.com/7AfQoSkYGr — ICFJ (@ICFJ) May 28, 2018   The International Journalists’ Network (IJNet)’s Arabic division has launched a new service from its mentoring centre designed to help journalists in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region set up or further develop their media startups, the International Center for Journalists has reported. The year-long programme, aimed at entrepreneurs developing the next generation of technologically-rich Arabic … Continue reading IJNET: Mentoring clinic for MENA media startups launched

SULLEE J: Pay Homage ft. Fudge

  Accomplished Baltimore rap artist Sullee Justice (Sullee J) returns with a brand new single off his fresh new EP album “Spear”, released this past Wednesday. The single, “Pay Homage” is a special collaboration with local talent Fudge, with production by Valentine Beats. Pay Homage focuses on the passion that fuels an artist as they head for their big break and struggles they face as they try to climb to the top of their game. One hundred percent animated and with backing vocals from both Sullee and Fudge, you hear the struggle told as a story while navigating life, police … Continue reading SULLEE J: Pay Homage ft. Fudge

BBC DIVERSITY: Radio DJ claims he was sacked for being a white male

London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via PressGazette The diversity policies of UK public broadcaster the BBC have come under scrutiny after a presenter for its Radio 4 service made a controversial claim he was dropped from his role to make more room for women and ethnic minority candidates, the Press Gazette reports. Radio host Jon Holmes, a journalist who has also written travel pieces for the Sunday Times paper, tweeted this week “Sad to announce I’ve been axed from @BBCNowShow as ‘we want to recast with more women and diversity’ Tsk. And I didn’t even punch a producer”. He made reference … Continue reading BBC DIVERSITY: Radio DJ claims he was sacked for being a white male

BAFTA: Guru LIVE sessions this bank holiday weekend

London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via BAFTA The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is organising a special series of sessions to offer the latest tips and advice for people working in the industries of film, television and game design this month. The academy, well-known for its yearly televised BAFTA Awards honouring the best in British television, has unveiled ‘Guru LIVE’. This is three days of talks and discussion panels with leading lights in the media industry. The event, which takes place in London over the May Bank Holiday weekend from April 30th to May 2nd, will see attendees … Continue reading BAFTA: Guru LIVE sessions this bank holiday weekend

BBC RADIO ULSTER: Northern Ireland radio station celebrates its 40th anniversary

Belfast, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via media.info and RadioToday BBC Radio Ulster, which provides public radio broadcasting services from the BBC to the whole of Northern Ireland, will celebrate its 40th birthday in style with a special gala concert for its presenters and friends this coming Monday, radio magazine RadioToday Industry News reports today. The radio station’s television counterpart, BBC1 NI will also air a documentary on the life and history of BBC Radio Ulster to tie in with the anniversary celebrations at 10.35 pm on the same day. The programme, entitled “Radio Days“ is narrated by Stephen Nolan, will also … Continue reading BBC RADIO ULSTER: Northern Ireland radio station celebrates its 40th anniversary

ADVANCED ONLINE RESEARCH TECHNIQUES: New short course by Journalism.co.uk

London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via journalism.co.uk Journalists and students looking to maximise their newsgathering potential from online sources can now get involved in a special short course on advanced online research techniques organised and promoted by U.K. journalism news and skills website journalism.co.uk, the Half-Eaten Mind exclusively reports today. Online research is now an essential part of reporting in the technological age, whether it is to gather information on the history of a local pub, archives of older news articles or political speeches, or for factual research for a breaking news story. By widening their own knowledge on a given subject via the … Continue reading ADVANCED ONLINE RESEARCH TECHNIQUES: New short course by Journalism.co.uk