Covid-19 – Pulling together during an uncertain time

A week ago, we were in the middle of delivering Social Media training across Wales, bumping elbows instead of hugging or shaking hands and handwashing at every opportunity. It seems a world away now, and I know that many of you, like us, have suddenly been plunged into a very different working environment. I thought […]

FREE Verification training for Journalists, hyperlocals & community journalists

Free Verification training(For Journalists, hyperlocals and community journalists only) Join us as we welcome First Draft for a FREE two-hour workshop at Cardiff University‘s School of Journalism, Media and Culture on Friday 22nd November to take your social news-gathering and verification skills to the next level. For more information and booking contact Matt Abbott:[email protected] 

Louise Bolotin

Louise has worked in journalism since 1978 and has been freelance since 2005. She has written for a wide range of newspapers and magazines, worked in BBC local radio and was co-founder of hyperlocal news website Inside the M60 in Manchester. She currently works mainly as a subeditor – alongside she edits for corporates and […]


Upcoming Events

January / 22 / Sat

Together Stronger: a collective approach to Mental Health (online Conf)


February / 10 / Thu

Online Coaching & Mentoring refresher – Reflection and reflexive practice


February / 16 / Wed

Crisis Comms with Matt Greenough


February / 26 / Sat

Workplace training (pre-arranged)


March / 2 / Wed

Media Law Intensive (2 Day)


March / 31 / Thu

Survive & Thrive as a Freelancer with David Thomas


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