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*For Teachers: Media Related Discursive Essay Questions/Debate Topics

January 18, 2012

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“Newspaper sales are in decline. What could they do to halt the slide and win back readers?” “Should radio DJs be allowed to play whatever music they like?” “Is it acceptable for a journalist to hack someone’s voicemail if their aim is to expose criminal activity?” “To what extent are newspapers a force for good […]

What I Owe The Scotsman…

October 24, 2011

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I woke up on Saturday morning and checked Twitter. A friend had Tweeted about The Scotsman newspaper which was carrying an interview with Rangers owner Craig Whyte. I was very interested in reading this so I clicked the link and read the article.  Once I’d finished I turned my phone off and got up. Then I thought […]

*For Teachers: Starting a school newspaper

August 12, 2011

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This can be a fantastic project of benefit to the whole school and a great way for pupils interested in working in the media to get some hands on experience. Traditionally, a physical school newspaper required a lot of work and organising and was well out of date by the time it was published. Many […]

*For Teachers: Use Newspapers In The Classroom

August 12, 2011

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Here’s a great website if you’re looking to use newspapers in the classroom. PressDisplay.Com features publications from all over the world. Many of the main Scottish and UK titles are included, but you can go further afield and see what newspapers are like in the USA, Armenia and the Dominican Republic if you like! You […]