17 gain PPA’s certificates through ContentETC

A total of 17 journalists graduated with the Professional Publisher’s Association (PPA) certificates run by ContentETC and UEL this week. The certificates are growing in popularity as a result of the association of ContentETC and the PPA. Special rate at UEL 13 were from the University of East London.  The PPA has negotiated a special Read More

PPA Professional Certificate taken by 26 at UEL

26 students of the University of East London (UEL) are taking the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Professional Certificate this year.  That’s up from 5 last year. I’m running it.  That’s brownie points for me at UEL.   But more important for the students it is a bonus in their CVs and for the university it is Read More

Frith directs at Bauer

Mark Frith has been appointed editorial director at Bauer. He will oversee Grazia, FHM, Zoo, Yours, Top Sante and Empire. He left Time Out in the summer after a stint of two years. Directing not editing Moulding a magazine is one thing, offering “strategic vision and support for the editors and publishers across the whole Read More

Better trained graduates with the PPA certificate from UEL

Graduates better trained in the ways of magazine journalism are coming onto the market soon.  Selected students from the University of East London will take the Professional Publishers Association  Professional Certificate in Journalism.  Those who pass will be able to put the certificate on the desk as well as their degree in journalism for potential Read More

Recession and Romance…

By Andrew Calcutt University of East London Editor of Rising East and Proof Reading Recession and Romance go together like Horse and Carriage, right? In terms of commercial entertainment, the Great Depression of the 1930s amounted to Picture Palaces inhabited by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. In the 1980s there was the fantasy couple of Read More