With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world. This week we hear … Continue reading Jon Birchall, Guest Lecture, Discussing his Extensive Media Career From FIFA Intern to Goal.com, Man Utd and Reach PLC
With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world. First up is Victoria … Continue reading UWS Alum, Victoria Mitchell, Head of PA Scotland Discusses Her Career from Wishaw to War Zones
Did you know that the majority of Brazil’s population is black, but its longest-running women’s magazine has only 5.3% of covers featuring black women? During the month of February, Dr. Gabrielle Bittelbrun and Dr. Ivana Ebel participated in an academic … Continue reading Watch: Misrepresentation of women on magazine covers
By Leigh Taylor An increasing number of Scots are playing a part in saving the lives of those suffering cardiac arrests, according to new data. The figures, showing less Scottish people are dying from cardiac arrests, has brought to light … Continue reading More Scots saving lives through CPR, new figures show
The South Ayrshire Council are to ‘crackdown’ on celebrity late night guest appearances in Ayr nightclubs. This comes as the Council’s Licensing Board aims to restrict longer opening hours for bars and clubs. Venues such as Vinyl https://licklist.co.uk/club-de-mar and Buf https://www.facebook.com/thebufayr/ managed to win permission to host big names such as Katie Price last year promoting the clubs to apply for extended hours. Reality stars such as Joey Essex and the cast of Geordie Shore as well as members of the boyband Blue have partied with the people of Ayr in previous years. However, the police and the board raised … Continue reading COUNCIL RESTRICTS CLUB APPEARANCES
By Leigh Taylor The Scottish Greens today called for the nationalisation of ScotRail following a Twitter row with dissatisfied customers. The party wants to clamp down on Scotland’s controversial rail service. Claire Miller, transport spokesperson for the Edinburgh Green councillors, … Continue reading Time to ‘clamp down’ on ScotRail’s Abellio amid Twitter row, say Greens
By Lewis McLeod and Ben Kearney Ayr Ladies have recently hit a bit of poor form losing their last three matches to the aggregate of 211-0 with their most recent match against Watsonian RC seeing them lose 98-0 but a … Continue reading Ayr Ladies Rugby looking to bounce back after a string of defeats
By Leigh Taylor In the almost three and a half years since the British public voted to leave the European Union, the news media hasn’t been short of coverage from scandals to resignations to extension after extension. It can be … Continue reading Brexit: Did the UK news media do its job?
By Eszter Tarnai A review to change defamation law in Scotland has been launched by the Government today. The aim is to keep up with the ever-changing world of social media in the 21st century. Damaging an individual’s reputation through false communication, or defamation is a growing concern in Scotland, especially online, with the growing popularity of social media. According to Community Safety Minister Ash Denham, who is launching the review, it is time for a change. Defamation does not only concern journalists, but with the use of social media, or even just words, anyone can easily be a victim. … Continue reading Consultation on Scots defamation law – Have your say!
By Jack Ewing Speaking a short time ago from a factory in Stoke, Theresa May warned MP’s both no deal and no Brexit would be “Damaging and Catastrophic”, as she urged MP’s to back her deal. Theresa May called on … Continue reading BREAKING: Theresa May warns: “Parliament paralysis more likely to lead to no Brexit rather than no Deal”