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Do journalists need shorthand anymore?

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Do journalists need shorthand anymore? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (07 May 2008). Website.

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This morning I was at a validation meeting for various journalism courses at the London College of Communication with a panel that included Observer journalist Denis Campbell. Denis was an excellent sports correspondent before turning his attention to health matters, so he has seen different aspects of the trade. The question before the assembled journalism educators was “do you need to insist that ALL journalism students have good levels of shorthand?”

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 10:56
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2021 23:26

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