Posted: 29 February 2016
In an interview with the University following the annual winter graduation ceremony, Mr Rusbridger said there were many ways into the sector. He described how working through the ranks of a local newspaper was no longer the only way to gain experience, but said acting as a witness to the world was still vitally important.
Mr Rusbridger, who pioneered online journalism after becoming deputy editor of The Guardian in 1994 with the launch of the Guardian Unlimited website also explained how the industry had changed significantly in the last decade. He told how as an editor he became less concerned with the front pages of the newspapers and website as the rise of online news meant people find stories in different ways.
The University of Roehampton runs undergraduate degrees in Journalism, Mass Communications plus Media, Culture and Identity. A new MA in Journalism has just been launched, and you can apply for this course now. Roehampton is one of the top two universities in London for journalism according to The Guardian University Guide 2016.
Listen to Alan Rusbridger talk about journalism below
Lecturer is appointed to advise the Scottish Government on human rights
A Senior Law Lecturer at the University of Roehampton has been appointed as a member on a new expert panel, advising on the future of human rights in Scotland.
Posted: 17 January 2018
Roehampton students work with Category A prisoners at HMP Belmarsh
Third year Criminology students at the University of Roehampton will be visiting Belmarsh prisoners with playwright and youth worker, Nathan Lucky Wood, at the prison in Thamesmead today as part of their degree.
Posted: 22 November 2017
Discover 18th Century artefacts at the University of Roehampton
The University of Roehampton is holding a free event on Saturday 25th November, as part of the national Being Human Festival – which aims to engage the public with the latest innovative research taking place across the humanities.
Posted: 3 November 2017