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Mar 15 • 37 tweets • 48 min read
You want 35 tips on interviewing for journalists? Here goes... THREAD. 🧵 #bcujournos1/ "For the first question, ask a gentle, wise question as it allows them to collect their thoughts and get ready to answer," says @PardeepKalirai#bcujournos
Nov 26, 2021 • 18 tweets • 8 min read
🧵It's time for another journey into the world of telling stories through company accounts - this time Naomi Campbell's fashion charity is under investigation!
The story is here: theguardian.com/society/2021/n… But how did the reporter find the details..?
2/ First up: the story *lead* doesn't come from company accounts, it comes from a press release: gov.uk/government/new… — you can get email alerts about announcements from the Charity Commission here: gov.uk/government/lat… ...
May 25, 2021 • 30 tweets • 17 min read
THREAD! I've reverse-engineered @jimwaterson's excellent article on sex-worker social media platform OnlyFans to show you how to find all sorts of stories in company accounts. Here's the article - theguardian.com/culture/2021/m… - now let's begin...🧵 #bcujournos2/ First, you need to locate the company behind OnlyFans. It's not called OnlyFans so you can either Google it, or look for an 'About' section on the site that leads you to the company - in this case, Fenix International Limited
THREAD: As many journalism students are understandably concerned about their work during the disruption caused by #coronavirus, here is some of the advice I've been giving to my students...
1/ Adaptability is a key skill in journalism. This period will see you learning how to adapt in ways that you will draw on throughout your journalism career. See this as a challenge, not an obstacle...