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Local Journalist talks about controversial 'door-stepping'

Written By: Megan Neveling

Controversial – Doorstep Journalism

Journalist – Rebecca Pike (far left)

Sky Journalist Martin Brunt received criticism this week after door-stepping a woman who reportedly directed an abusive campaign on Twitter, towards the parents of… 256 more words

Week 2

Journalism Ethics

In the lesson we had a lecture about ethics in which our attention was turned to the Internet Troll, who campaigned against the McCanns. We also observed the Journalist who took a door step action to question Brenda Leyland about the hate campaign against the McCanns. 361 more words



UPDATE : Rejoice left-wingers! Clarence Mitchell is a Tory… this probably isn’t another instance of New Labour-types using 20 lies when 1 would do..! Along with Clarence – there’s a Northern Irish ex-cop with a private company called Jim Gamble who seems to be driving the persecution of TROLLS ie. 640 more words


TGS Update

Hey everyone, this is Grass. I’m making this post out of character. I just don’t have the time and energy to work on TGS much today or maybe even this week. 541 more words



British Journalism has hit a new low-point.

Yesterday Brenda Leyland died by suicide after being hounded all day on Sky news for tweeting negative things about the parents of missing UK child Madeleine McCann. 451 more words


Opinion: Brunt's reporting of Brenda Leyland's 'trolling' was disgusting

Sky News and crime reporter Martin Brunt should take the full blame and hang their heads in shame following the suicide of Brenda Leyland yesterday (05/10). 819 more words