Graduates

Graduates from Brisbane’s independent city-based journalism college Jschool are being snapped up by media organisations.

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Calls for a second Brisbane newspaper

Rival newspaper groups should be challenging News Limited’s dominance of the fast growing Brisbane market, an independent publisher says. Don Gordon-Brown, co-publisher of community paper The Independent, said a second daily paper to take on The Courier Mail in Brisbane would promote

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What makes a good school of journalism

Sally Jackson The Australian, September 21, 2006, p.17 JOURNALISM courses run by the University of the Sunshine Coast, the University of Western Sydney and the private Brisbane college Jschool have been judged the best by their students. All the graduates of those courses who

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Top journalism schools in Australia

[See also: Sally Jackson: “What makes a good school of journalism” (The Australian, 21 Sep 2006). and also: “Why we need journalism school rankings” (Editorialiste Blogspot, May 2007).] Which is the best journalism school in Australia? There is no national “league table”

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Student Snapshot

NAME: Gabrielle Wheaton Where are you studying? Jschool in Brisbane. What are you studying? The one-year Diploma of Journalism course. What prompted you to study in that area? I’m keen to be a journalist — I’d like to have a chance to make a difference. Are

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Reporting a big win

Journalism college Jschool is celebrating the win of 2005 graduate Angela Banbury as Most Outstanding Student in the Queensland Media Awards. Jschool director Professor John Henningham said half this year’s students had already secured jobs within weeks of completing the one-year diploma

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Honour for reporter

One of Australia’s most successful investigative reporters, Bob Bottom, has been awarded an honorary doctorate for his contribution to journalism and the exposure of corruption. Mr Bottom received the award last week at a graduation ceremony for students of Brisbane-based journalism college

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Journalists tracking diploma

Queensland’s fast track diploma to a career in journalism is being increasingly welcomed by a wide range of employers. The new eight-month diploma offered by Jschool: Journalism Education & Training has been approved by an industry-based accreditation advisory committee, while editors of

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Bob Bottom honoured by journalism school

Investigative journalist Bob Bottom has been honoured with an honorary doctorate by a Queensland journalism college. Director of Brisbane’s Jschool Professor John Henningham today conferred the school’s first honorary Doctor of Journalism degree on Mr Bottom at a graduation ceremony in Brisbane.

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Journalism sold short in media courses

TERTIARY TROUBLES: Universities are letting journalism students and their potential industry down, writes John Henningham JOURNALISM has been taught on and off at Australian and New Zealand universities for more than 80 years. One would think that by now they’d be getting

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