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Leeds Paid Work Placement – Magazine Editor

We are delighted to announce that we are offering a new paid placement role, for Leeds students, as our voluntary magazine Student Wire is recruiting a new student editor for the next twelve months. Want to stand out from your peers? Student Wire is the perfect way to do so. With editor of one of …Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Content Marketing

Content marketing is a fairly new concept, and although many may see it simply as online journalism, the reality is that content marketing is a key tool in drawing in an audience and increasing the visibility of a client. If you have clients whose products aren’t of genuine interest to you then producing engaging, interesting …Read More

Prohibition commits to grass-root journalism, through launch of online student magazine

We like to give something back to the industry here at Prohibition. And rather than the usual vague promises of doing  something meaningful, we decided to do something that really had the potential to really make an impact. So, we decided to create a voluntary online student magazine, written and edited entirely by students, with …Read More

13 Jun '13

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Top Tips for a successful Work Experience in Public Relations.

Don’t be afraid the agency is not as scary as the name may seem, except Chris Norton, watch out for him! I had no idea, clue, understanding, gist or hint about Public Relations, the term I like to use for myself in a situation like this is ‘I am a blank canvas’ meaning I have …Read More

01 May '13

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Is the role of the traditional journalist dead? The new Guardian App asks the public “Do you have a story or a tip-off for us?”

From the past two years I have spent studying PR, I have noticed more than ever the increase of organisations using online platforms to do their jobs and speak with their friends. The development of new technology has meant that we can practically do anything with an iPhone or Android mobile. Mobile network EE has …Read More

18 Oct '12

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The Daily Mail is officially the newspaper with the most shares on Pinterest

You may remember not so long ago I wrote a blog post on how to make the most of Pinterest, listing some top tips and highlighting how Pinterest can be a great tool – not only for social sharing, but for business too. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that most major publications have …Read More

Euros Cost Sees Fans Stay Away

Every two years another major tournament rolls around and England fans are normally dusting their shorts and St. George’s flags off before travelling on mass and taking over several cities (except for 2008 thanks to the Wally with the brolly). This year it’s different. It’s is believed that England have brought numbers in the low …Read More

11 May '12

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Is it already time for The Voice to go quietly?

New music contest show, The Voice, debuted a few weeks ago with the expectations of fighting BBC’s corner against ITV rival Britain’s Got Talent. However, last Saturday the star-studded show lost viewers of about 4 million and received online ratings as being disinterested and bored. When I first watched The Voice, it was refreshing to …Read More

The Muppets have a go at Fox News in UK Media Conference

I love this short clip, in it Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy hit back at Fox News during a press conference here in the UK following the London Premiere of their new film. You can’t tell me you haven’t seen the publicity for it as these two have been doing the rounds on every …Read More

06 Sep '11

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Blaming the (Blackberry) messenger

For a few weeks in August, the UK was racked by some of the worst urban unrest in decades. Windows were smashed, fires started and shops and restaurants across the country looted. TV news reports were filled with images of the police in massed ranks fighting off hooded gangs armed with bricks and bottles. Of …Read More