Advertising

Advertising

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There are those of us that can sell anything, as well as those of us who will buy anything. Advertising can be a creative and rewarding career. Anyone looking for…
Broadcasting and Film

Broadcasting and Film

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A career in Broadcasting and Film is rarely means a life of glamorous parties aboard luxury yachts and riotously upended hotel suites.  The reality is much more likely to be…
Publishing

Publishing

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Publishing is a career that can have a major impact on culture. Here’s a thought: Nobody would have heard of Harry Potter had one imaginative publisher not taken a chance…
Journalism

Journalism

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Journalism is a high pressure, fast moving career. The news is constantly changing after all. Journalistic writing must have immediacy and topicality. This differentiates it from other forms of written…
Special Feature: Journalism – Still alive and kicking!

Special Feature: Journalism – Still alive and kicking!

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Barry McCall of the National Union of Journalists examines the current journalism landscape and offers advice for anyone considering a career in this field. The imminent demise of journalism has…
Career Profile – Radio Producer

Career Profile – Radio Producer

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  Name: Kevin Branigan Job: Radio Producer I’m currently working at Spin 1038, Dublin; I’ve always been interested in radio, ever since I was a kid. As a teenager I…
Career Profile – Journalist

Career Profile – Journalist

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  Name: Fergus O’Shea Job: Reporter I became involved with the college newspaper in my first year in UCD. In my third year I took a year’s sabbatical to edit…
Communications and Media Studies

Communications and Media Studies

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  Communications and Media Studies If a tree falls in the woods, and nobody is there to capture the event on camera, has it actually happened? Of course it has,…