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About Last Night: The Hugh Cudlipp Journalism Prize Lecture (2018)

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Although I've been getting my work published for 8 years now (since the age of around 18) , I always embrace the learning experience and welcome opportunities to grow journalistically. Some of you may know that I've been studying towards an NCTJ diploma in Multimedia Journalism at News Associates - the UK's best NCTJ school. This year, ...

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‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ hero was meant to be black

Thursday, September 14, 2017

ROALD DAHL wanted the hero of his classic children’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964) to be black, his widow and biographer revealed on BBC Radio 4's today programme (13 September). The famous author decided against this decision, due to racial segregation at the time. The programme's interview with Dahl's biographer, Donald Sturrock, took place ...

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Patsy Cummings Wins Croydon By-Election

Friday, September 8, 2017

FOLLOWING A landslide victory in the South Norwood by-election last night (8 September), Patsy Cummings has been announced as Croydon’s new councillor. According to the council’s website, the Labour leader gained some 1671 votes - 1196 more than Rebecca Natrajan from the Conservative Party, who came second with 475 votes. Liberal Democrat candidate Claire Elizabeth Bonham came ...

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