IT IS not always obvious. Naturally, you would not just walk into someone’s house but you could be where this is being filmed, The Water Gardens in Harlow and be admonished for filming on private land.
IT can be a tricky area. The interview with the football manager. You hope to build up relationships with everyone but the one with a football manager can be fraught with danger. So we spoke to East Thurrock United manager, John Coventry about how he gets on with the press and a few handy hints […]
LOCAL authors are a rich quarry of information and stories. We spoke to Harlow author, Ram Gulrajani about how he gets the word out there and the help he gets from the press.
THERE are some people who run on-line newspapers who are IT proficient. Not this reporter. So always be on the look out for handy pieces of advice. It is not in my comfort zone so be on the look out.
IT can be a solitary experience, running an on-line newspaper on your own. So it is important that you take the opportunity to grab second opinion. These can be from journalists with greater knowledge than you or others with greater emotional intelligence.
IT was a cold Monday morning and the first job of the day was a meeting with the accountant. It is January and it is tax return time. We thought we would reflect on this period of the year and whether an on-line newspaper should be a sole trader, limited company or some other entity.
TRAFFIC AND travel in the south east. Snowflake spotted!? If you run your own on-line newspaper, then how should you approach reporting the weather, traffic, travel.
WHY would you need to go to a council meeting? You get the agenda, you get the minutes. Job done?
WE ran a little piece about the music scene from the comfort of our office but here we are at the Essex Skipper pub where we were catching up on an act (Paul Howard and Jo Clack).
IT is good, where you can, to immerse yourself in the community within which you work. You don’t have to wear a press hat but people soon get to know and appreciate your role.
ATTENDING and reporting in court, can be full of little foibles and pitfalls. Every time we attend, we might have a little bit of advice for you.
WE spoke to the leader of Harlow District Council, cllr Jon Clempner about how he saw relationships with press and offers advice to journalists.
COULD it be the end of local press as we know it.
GET OUT and about on a planning story
HOW a former professional footballer is helping young journalists and what we can learn from that.
A Happy New Year….
YOU never know when you will stumble across someone a little bit special.
GET to the job. What happens when you are first to the scene of a story that ends up going all around the world. No pressure.
YOU have to take a holiday but you run an on-line newspaper on our own. So what do you do?
CONTINUING professional development. Otherwise known as go visit another on-line newspaper and find out how it is done.
YOU have got to get yourself embedded in the community. The more people see you, the more they will appreciate you.
DON’T be afraid to get in the car and follow the story. You never know where it might end!
THIS film looks at the fact that running an on-line newspaper is a lot of hard work.
THE films on this channel are simply suggestions to anyone who is or may want to start an online newspaper, or is involved in delivering news in a digital form.