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David Blevins – ‘Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reporting the Northern Ireland Peace Process’

By Emma Clark and Daphne Seah NEW YORK— For Sky News’ Ireland Correspondent David Blevins, balanced, accurate and positive stories in journalism were paramount in resolving Northern Ireland’s deep tumultuous past. Opening his talk “Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reporting the Northern Ireland Peace Process” at The King’s College with lesser-known facts of the region […]

Experience Northern Ireland’s Peace Process Through David Blevins’ Eyes

September 28 2015 On October 21 2015, David Blevins, Ireland Correspondent for Sky News, will speak on the role of the media in Northern Ireland’s peace process at New York City’s McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute (MPJI). A reporter with the London-based rolling news network for 15 years, Blevins grew up in Northern Ireland during the […]

Gunned Down In Public: Journalist Killings Rise In Philippines

By Ben Cal MANILA – There seems to be no end to media killings in the Philippines as another journalist was gunned down in broad daylight last Thursday by three motorcycle-riding gunmen. Cosme Diez Maestrado, 48, anchor of radio station DXOC was shot in the presence of a bodyguard and cameraman, and in full view […]

7 Worthwhile Ways To Grab Attention

7 Worthwhile Ways To Grab Attention

In a keynote speech recently in New York City, Parr, a co-founder of Dominate Fund and a former editor at Mashable, shared key findings on how to leverage credibility and capture an audience’s attention. Speaking to a crowd of start-up entrepreneurs, brand marketers and technologists, Parr revealed three stages of attention (immediate, short, long) and these seven attention triggers.