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Three million US students get free subscription to NYT thanks to readers donations

30,000 readers gave money to enable US schools to access the New York Times website and use it as key learning resource for tuition and homework

The Cairncross Report: what it says and first impressions

These decent proposals for helping public service journalism are worryingly vulnerable, comments professor Brian Cathcart

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Whether you are a journalism student or a budding broadcaster with no experience, here is how to get that dream job behind the microphone

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Tip: Develop new interview techniques


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PR of the week

Extensive study reveals the truth behind UK wedding costs

An extensive study of 18,000 brides by wedding information provider Guides for Brides has shown that the majority of couples in the UK are spending around £12,000 on their wedding - £20,000 less than the £32,000 widely reported in the past.

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Local Democracy Reporters supply 850 regional titles with public interest stories

A year after the launch, three strands of the BBC's Local News Partnership give regional newsrooms a lifeline in hard times

Constructive journalism helps communities find solutions to local problems

Local news does not have to be doom and gloom - Yorkshire-based news website Hull Is This grows its regional audience by featuring positive stories

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