Week 1 – New intake of Big Issue Online Journalists in Dalston

This is the first weekly blog that I wrote on my Big Issue Online Journalism course – I volunteered to write it because no one else would!!

A new session of The Big Issue Online Journalism Course started on 13 February 2014 at the Elise Centre in Dalston with nine new students, including myself.  On the first day we had an introduction to the tutors Charles, Glenn and Zoe and also an overview of what we would hopefully be learning on the course.

In the morning we all paired up and interviewed each other to find out basic personal information such as where we come from, what experience we have in writing and photography and what we hope to get out of the course.  We also covered methods and mediums of communication and feedback and looked at some examples of successful and not-so-successful communication.

We then had an introduction to the Answers From The Big Issue site which promotes social enterprise, and were told that hopefully by the end of the course we will be capable of writing…

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  1. From Okayama, Japan I bought The Big Issue Japan in the center of Okayama city, Japan. I found an article by Dnielle Batist about a person who sells The Big Issue UK. It is an interesting magazine all over the world. In Japan, we can buy Japanese The Big Issue. I hope the number of readers will increase much more tha now. Of course I enjoy the magazine and get much information. I hope Ms Sharon will be a great seller for the people passing on the London Bridge. If I have a chance to visit UK, I will go and buy The Big Issue from her.

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