The importance of student media
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In 2010 I had just completed my first year at university, having achieved very little asides from reading The Canterbury Tales in Middle English and working my way through the entirety of my father’s West Wing box set. Now, two years later, I have earned myself a place on the Newspaper Journalism MA course at City University, one of the most competitive journalism courses in the country. What happened in between? Did I suddenly wake up, struck with God-like powers of accurate reporting? Did an ambitious alien worm its way into my apathetic first-year brain? No – I simply discovered student media. I was lucky enough to attend a university where the student media is public and welcoming, with a newspaper, news website, radio station and TV station, it was easy to get involved with all branches of reporting and experiment between the four.
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