It is not easy to be a journalism student and get hard-hitting stories when your local MP is not returning your calls, or if you are simply short of confidence.

In this week's podcast, we listen to a student who has recently landed a scoop that made it onto the front page of Bournemouth's local newspaper Daily Echo.

Connor Stringer is a third-year multimedia journalism student at Bournemouth University, and also the editor-in-chief of the student magazine, Nerve.

He talks about what holds students back from getting stories on their local patch, and how he managed to expose serious safety risks in a nearby student accommodation block.

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