Posts Tagged ‘football’

Completion of our first citizen journalism pilot project

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011


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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Young People’s Citizen Journalism – with a sporting focus

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011


Today was the first session of our new RELAYS project with Fairfield High School’s BTEC media students to support them in honing their technology and social networking skills to the point where they will be ready to report back, live, from a football match in Bristol in April. They’re setting up blogs and ‘phlogs’ where they can phone in their reports and post photos and video, and learning how technology is changing the way we receive news, and how they can create news themselves. We’ve set up our own blog for this project which you can find here

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Football films at Watershed – Africa United and Ballon D’Or

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Africa United
Screening from Friday 22 October for at least 2 weeks.


Africa United (cert 12A) is a road trip through the heart of Africa following two soccer-mad Rwandan children: privileged football prodigy Fabrice (Roger Nsengiyumva) and street hustler Dudu (Eriya Ndayambaje) on their journey to the South African World Cup.


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