Having asked around the course, it would appear that a large number of my fellow postgraduates at the School of Journalism are intending to pick 'conflict reporting' as their postgraduate specialism.
I often question why optimism is such a rare commodity in politics. The cynicism of British politicians grinds to no end. This haze of disingenuous polemic which is so often volleyed across the front benches is a product of the political system itself.
24/08/2011 09:51 BST
Imagine looking at a police officer for 5 seconds and then hearing him say your name.
22/08/2011 09:31 BST
Following the London Riots, the media is applying its usual paintbrush to the youth spectrum.
22/08/2011 09:17 BST
It is with this in mind that I ask a simple question - which interpretation will result in the most positive outcome - The right-wing or the left?
12/08/2011 14:19 BST
11/08/2011 14:18 BST
Many cite cyber-politics as a positive. They increase voting numbers, encourage voter-orientated campaigning by allowing for voter-feedback and encourage political involvement in general. But cyber-politics has its dark side. Like all other aspects of politics, corruption is sinking in.
03/08/2011 17:54 BST
More than 100,000 people took to the streets in Israel on Saturday as discontent over spiralling living costs reaches a boiling point.
03/08/2011 17:37 BST
Ethical, non-profit organisations naturally possess less marketing resources than profit making companies (especially the less ethical companies such as those in arms production, oil companies and others which damage the environment, profit from war and exploit third-world workers). As a consequence, such ethical sources of funding cannot be relied upon to support journalism to anywhere near the same extent as corporations can.
01/08/2011 11:11 BST