Earlier this year students from London College of Communication’s BA (Hons) Public Relations course gained some practical experience of social technologies that are changing the way PR practitioners produce and share content online when they had a session on social media newsrooms with PressPage. Here, year 2 PR student Melanie Trombetta describes the experience.
“On January 24th, Roel Cozjinsen, successful and charismatic co-owner and general manager UK at PressPage, the leading social media newsroom technology, shared his knowledge of the practical side of social media and web publishing with Year 2 BA (Hons) Public Relations (PR) students.
As England fans prepared for their trip to Montenegro on Tuesday night for a must-win game London College of Communication (LCC) student Sam Rowntree was invited to report on the group’s travel preparations.
BA (Hons) Sports Journalism student Sam joined the fans at their travel forum and will be writing a bylined article for the FA website about his experience of being a travelling supporter on his return.
An amazing opportunity for Sam, but a disappointing result. England let a halftime lead slip, the game finishing in a 1-1 draw, leaving England with an uphill task to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Brazil.
Yesterday two London College of Communication (LCC) advertising students joined industry figures in the House of Commons to discuss advertising’s role in the economic recovery.
Chaired by Helen Goodman MP, Luke Owen and Max Lehner, (3rd year BA (Hons) Advertising) were invited by the Advertising Association to support Laurence Green (founding partner, 101 London) and Sam Blackie from Deloitte debating the motion “It pays to advertise, but not enough to revive Britain”
According to a recent study, advertising is worth £100bn annually to UK GDP and crucially, has been proven to inspire growth. So could advertising be the key to economic recovery?
Well, not enough to revive Britain according to the new generation of top creative talent who were present and voted in favour of the motion debated by Luke.
Run. is a short film and graduation project by London College of Communication (LCC) Media Practice students who are using the crowdfunding site Kickstarter to find backers for the project.
Inspired stylistically by David Fincher’s ‘Seven,’ the story follows a mysterious boy who bursts into an internet café claiming he is being chased by a murderous foe. The help he’s offered is not what one would expect, and over the course of the film, the boy must decide whether the people that inhabit this internet café will help or hinder him in his quest for safety.