Calling second years - module fair on Monday


It's time for second year students to choose their elective modules for next year - so we'll be holding a module fair to explain your options in the main newsroom at 1pm on Monday, February 13.

In most cases you will be choosing one module per term from an a la carte menu that includes: Propaganda; Humanitarianism and Communication; Reporting Conflict; Sports Journalism; Travel Journalism; Reporting the Second World War; Advanced Multimedia Storytelling; Political Journalism and Contemporary Screen Documentary.

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New Sports Talk Show in Town!


Tune in on Tuesdays at 1pm on CSR radio to listen to our 2nd year students Phil Wellbrook, Ismail Khwaja, Tommaso Fiore and Ethan Van Ristell talking all things After succesfully running their podcast BiteSizeSport, they were incorporated into CRS's weekly programming! 

You can listen ONLINE HERE or follow them on TWITTER for more updates. 

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Job Vacancy


The Wiltshire Times and the Wiltshire Gazette and Herald are looking for junior reporters to work in Trowbridge.  NCTJ prelim exams and full, clean driving licence as well as self-motivation, keeness to progress and a passion for local stories required.  If interested send a CV with covering letter together with examples of work to Charlotte Cross, PA to the Editor, Wiltshire Times, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon SN1 3BE or [email protected]


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Underwater rugby: yes, it exists!


It might be up there with some of Britain’s ‘weirdest’ sports (not quite bog snorkeling, wife carrying or welly-wanging), but Underwater Rugby (UWR) is a 3D mixed-gender sport that is currently making a splash all across the world.  

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Day one of Black History Month: BEY IS PREGNANT WITH TWINS


Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is pregnant with twins!

Queen Bey has once again shut the internet down by announcing her pregnancy via Instagram on the first day of Black History Month.

FACTS: 4.3 million likes in less than 2 hours and h alf a million tweets in 45 minutes.                                                        

ALTERNATIVE FACTS: She will be too pregnant to headline Coachella.

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Is Anything Happening? Review of Robin Lustig's account of his life in news


Do read this book - will give you a flavour of how journalism works. Copies have been ordered for the library.


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South West Newspapers looking for a trainee journalist #JobAlert


This job comes from our own CFJ Grad Clarissa Place, a reporter at the Sidmouth Herald. 

If anyone is thinking of applying they will need a car and their NCTJ. Trainee reporters will be helped towards their NQJ. The closing date is 10th Feb.
If you want to watch Clarissa talk about her job, what she's learned and how her time at CFJ helped her get her job watch this video. 


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Year 1 Conference Wednesday 25 January


Regrettably Year 1 Conference tomorrow has been cancelled due to an NCTJ exam taking place in the UG newsroom at 09.30.

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