Three vital issues in libel

Never forget these 3 things about libel: 1                     It does not matter what you meant to say, or who you meant to write about.   The meaning of what you say is not up to the writer etc.  It is determined by thinking what the right-minded reader would make of it. 2                     However small your reference Read More

PPA Professional certificate results

Great to see students of the University of East London (UEL) get their award of the Professional Publishers’ Association (PPA) Professional Certificate in Journalism.  They worked hard in their final third year to win it.  Three distinctions, one merit and a pass were good results for them. Even better, the PPA and UEL have agreed Read More

PPA Professional Certificate at UEL

Journalism students at the University of East London (UEL) will next year have the opportunity to take the Professional Publishers’ Association (PPA) Certificate, created and administered by ContentETC. This agreement was reached at the PPA’s Magazine Academy Awards on Wednesday night as three UEL students were awarded their Professional certificates having taken the certificate this Read More

Managing up and down: Part 2

Here’s another thought about managing and reporting up and down to go with my top 10 tips of last week: When reporting up or down tell people what you’ve got, not what you’ve done. So many people report up by telling people what they’ve done rather than what they have achieved.  We don’t want the Read More

Five to get PPA’s Professional Certificate via UEL

Five graduates of the University of East London (UEL) will receive their Professional Publishers Association  (PPA) Professional Certificate in Journalism next week. This is the first time the Professional Certificate has been run through a University.  I ran it in parallel with a practical module they have to do in their final year. High marks Read More