Archive for April, 2011

Completion of our first citizen journalism pilot project

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

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Over the last few weeks we’ve been working on a pilot RELAYS project here at Watershed (see post below) with our partner school Fairfield High and our sports broadcasting friend David Goldblatt. You can learn more about the project from our blog and also find out how the young journalists got on with live blogging and iPadio reporting at the Bristol City v Doncaster football match on Saturday 2nd April. Bristol City Football Club had generously provided free access to the Press stand and post match press conference for some of our students. This was our first attempt at using smart phones for journalism and although we lost a few blog posts, didn’t quite manage to get great photos, couldn’t always connect to iPadio, the young team nevertheless did achieve a massive amount and we all had a really good afternoon! One of our students said ‘I really liked the press conference it made me feel pro’! (more…)

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