Blog #9: Big Data & Summer Exams

Writing & New Media In our lecture for Writing & New Media this week we went back over the last few bits of the module and also discussed some of the topics from earlier on in the semester. One of these topics was data protection. One thing I've learned over the course of this module …

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Blog #8: Irish Grammar and Radio Editing

Gaeilge One of the hardest things I've had to do this semester has been Irish grammar. It's very necessary and definitely important for speaking and writing the language but it can get quite frustrating to learn. Over the last few months we've been looking at the following tenses: Past PresentFutureConditionalPast Habitual The first three tenses …

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Blog #4: Essays, Censorship and Presentations

Radio Journalism Over the last week I've been spent a lot of time working on an essay for the Radio Journalism module I'm doing. I find the best way to write essays is to do all the research first, decide exactly what information you're going to use and then start writing. Out of all the assignments I've done …

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Blog #3: The Journalism Modules

Sub-Editing & Design One of the modules I'm taking at the moment is Sub-Editing & Design. In it, we're looking at how to edit, design and lay out content in a newspaper. We've also looked at the broader process of how a newspaper or magazine is actually produced from start to finish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAeeF8Upb-4 Pretty much all the work involved …

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