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Competition held to showcase young Black writers


CJET teamed up with the multi award-winning Guardian newspaper to launch a Young Black Minority Ethnic Columnist of the Year competition in April 2014. It was open to people aged 18-24. No previous journalistic experience or qualification was needed. “We decided to help CJET do this to support the long-overdue campaign to get more Black people into the […]

After Leveson, is Citizen Journalism the answer?

Dean: Karin Askham, who will welcome people attending the conference

Lots of journalists and politicians have had their say about the bad state of the British tabloid press after the phone hacking scandal that closed down the News of the World, the country’s biggest selling newspaper. But, until a conference held on Saturday, June 8, nobody had given the very public the government’s Leveson Inquiry into […]

Special report about media and the riots on sale


Media and the Riots – A Call For Action is the first report to examine the relationship between mainstream media and communities affected by the civil disturbances in English cities in the summer of 2011. It also looks at the role of social media and citizen journalism. The comprehensive report, written by leading University of Leicester […]

Voluntary and community sector support Government’s Youth Contract

Key social enterprise, voluntary and community organisations have agreed to support the Government’s programme to tackle unemployment among young people. The £1billion Youth Contract programme aims to make sure that every young person between the ages of 18 and 24 years is either earning or learning. It is expected that a quarter of a million […]