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UK journalists condemn terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo

Last Wednesday morning, two heavily armed men stormed the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine, Paris. 12 people at the magazine were killed, including was the editor and some of its best-known cartoonists. 11 others were left injured. But the support shown for the journalists has left many extolling the importance of freedom of speech….

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Alcoholic – Or Secret Genius?

“Write drunk, edit sober” is often misattributed to Ernest Hemmingway. Yet, whilst the American author was notoriously fond of drinking, he refrained from doing so whilst writing. When asked in an interview if the rumours of him taking a pitcher of martinis to work every morning were true, he answered: “Jeezus Christ! Have you ever…

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UEA student denied housing over Ebola fears

A UEA masters student has been reported to have been denied two student houses simply due to coming from the Ebola-hotspot of Sierra Leone. Amara Bangura is an aspiring journalist who works for BBC Media Action and recently returned to Sierra Leone to produce broadcasts and radio shows to educate people about Ebola. When he…

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Employers ‘don’t understand CV abbreviations’

Ever felt the soul crushing pressure that accompanies putting together your CV? Perhaps you don’t know which extra- curricular activities to list, or the best way to spin travelling Australia for six months as a ‘transferrable life skill’. Well, it turns out all the hard work that goes into your curriculum vitae may just be…

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