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Create digital edition content: United Kingdom, primary school

Create digital edition content: United Kingdom, primary school

Article ID:

20292

PARTNERSHIP WITH CARDIFF UNIVERSITY

NEWS PUBLISHER: North Merthyr Voice (Wales, UK) -- YEAR: Since 2015 -- PROJECT IN BRIEF: Welsh primary school students learn how to shoot and edit videos on smartphones and iPads to create content for a new community digital news service.

Target group: primary school

Country: United Kingdom

Origninator: North Merthyr Voice with Cardiff University Center for Community Journalism

Year: 2016


How they did it

Emma Meese, former BBC trainer and manager for Cardiff University's Centre for Community Journalism, decided to primary students (at two schools as of August 2016) how to shoot and edit videos on smartphones and iPads to create content for the new community news service, North Methyr Voice.

Support

The program is supported by the Center for Community Journalism at Cardiff University.

Results

"After the successful pilot programme, the training project is set to roll out to more schools in the area, aiming to not only educate children in mobile journalism, but also highlight the benefit of the practice to teachers," according to an 8 August 2016 story in journalism.co.uk.

 


Website: http://www.northmerthyrvoice.co.uk/

Contact: Emma Meese, manager for Cardiff University's Centre for Community Journalism,

 

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Date

2016-09-08 14:07

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