Author Archives: Alex Sharp

Exclusive Interview: Jacqui Oatley

Jacqui Oatley is a sports broadcaster for the BBC- mostly commentating for radio 5 live on football matches and reporting for Football Focus. She was the first female commentator on Match of the Day back in 2007 and has since … Continue reading

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Milliband attempts to make his mark at the march

Last weekend’s cuts protest were over shadowed by a minority using the march as an excuse to create havoc. All the headlines focused around grubby ‘anarchists’ attempting to make their voice heard however an aspect ignored was Ed Milliband’s speech. … Continue reading

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Visualising the Olympic dream

According to the BBC people are being given the opportunity to put their stamp on the Olympic Park by suggesting names for five new neighbourhoods that are being built after the 2012 Games. Duncan Innes, who is in charge of … Continue reading

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Osbourne on the money?

Today’s budget speech by George Osborne will split opinion- have a look at this wordle to see how he tried to win over the Nation.

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Linkedin for online audio journalism

Do you want to share ideas with other people interested in audio journalism? Do you have an issue with an audio topic? Linkedin has the group for you

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Searching for hope in Japan

The aftermath of the Japan earthquake/tsunami is still shocking the region as the nucleur fallout threatens to escalate. Fundraising and relief efforts are starting up across the world but the task on hand is massive. This audioslideshow demonstrates the true … Continue reading

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Making audio journalism visible

Here is a great blog post on how to make audio journalism visible. Some of the points raised are below…. Qualities audio brings: • Presence: the listener can feel as if he/she is there! • Emotions: can be added my … Continue reading

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