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OPPORTUNITIES: MEDIA TRUST – BREAKING IN TO NEWS

Want to be mentored by experienced top journalists and learn how a newsroom works? This is your chance to Break Into News!   Maybe you shoot films with your friends at the weekends, you’re part of a local film club or blog about what you see on your screen. Maybe you’ve never created your own media but have a passion you’re keen to explore. If you’re 18-25-years-old with limited media or broadcasting experience, this is your chance to be mentored by top journalists and []

ITV NEWS PRESENTER CHARLENE WHITE DEFENDS HER DECISION TO NOT WEAR POPPY ON AIR / ADDRESSES RACIST ABUSE

ITV News presenter Charlene White has been subjected to a torrent of racist abuse via social media over her decision to not wear a poppy on-air. In the statement below Charlene ( a supporter of the Poppy Appeal) explains why she has made the decision to not wear the poppy and addresses the ridiculous and uncalled for racial abuse she received. Via ITV.com In the last few days I’ve been subjected to a torrent of racist and sexist abuse as a result []

UK NEWS: ITV NEWS APOLOGISES AFTER REPORTER CALLS BLACK FOOTBALLERS “COLOURED”

I laughed out loud on the train when I read this story this morning.  How did ITV News manage to get this oh so wrong??? What a mess. Via The Telegraph ITV News has apologised after it used the word “coloured” in a report on racism in football. The offensive term was used during a report by ITV News reporter Richard Pallot on the racism in football summit at Downing Street on Wednesday. ITV News apologised shortly after the broadcast on its []