LSJ

LONDON SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM


Summer School Timetable

This was a previous Summer School working timetable. Students can expect to find a similar content on the current timetable, though the order of lectures may differ.

Denotes outside group visit.

WEEK 1

MONDAY 28TH JULY
9.45 - 10.00 Registration.
10.00 - 1.00 Course aims & structure. Issue of course material, textbooks, etc.. Introduction to journalism.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Group study time for completion of first exercises.

TUESDAY 29TH JULY
10.00 - 1.00 News reporting.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 News reporting.

WEDNESDAY 30TH JULY
10.00 - 1.00 Interviewing.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Reviewing.

THURSDAY 31ST JULY
10.00 - 1.00 Senior news reporting - the news special.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch.
2.00 - 4.30 Senior news reporting - the running story/court reporting.

FRIDAY 1ST AUGUST
10.00 - 11.00 Court reporting.
11.00 - 12.00 Joining the NUJ - a talk by union official.
12.00 - 12.30 Court reporting contd..
12.30 - 1.30 Lunch
2.15 - onwards Visit to Tate Gallery

 

WEEK 2

MONDAY 4TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Personal & gossip columns. Discussion of newspaper styles.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Ethics of journalism.

TUESDAY 5TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Visit to Marylebone Magistrates Court.
1.00 - 2.00 Students to make own arrangements for lunch whilst travelling to:-
2.00 - 4.30 Visit to Middlesex Crown Court.

WEDNESDAY 6TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Writing feature articles.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Writing feature articles.

THURSDAY 7TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Magazines.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Magazines.

FRIDAY 8TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Freelancing.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.30 - onwards Tour followed by a performance at the Globe Theatre .

 

WEEK 3

MONDAY 11TH AUGUST
10.00 -. 1.00 Subediting.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Subediting.

TUESDAY 12TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Media law.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Media law.

WEDNESDAY 13TH AUGUST
11.00 - 12.30 Visit to the Houses of Parliament.
12.30 - 2.00 Travel back to School and lunch.
2.00 - 4.30 Reporting from the House of Commons.

THURSDAY 14TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Trade and technical journals.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Promotional work and writing press releases.

FRIDAY 15TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Desktop publishing training.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Desktop publishing training.

 

WEEK 4

MONDAY 18TH AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 T.V. and radio opportunities.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Sports reporting.

TUESDAY 19TH AUGUST
11.00 - 1.30 Visit and guided tour of BBC Television Centre.
2.00 - 3.00 Lunch
3.00 - 5.00 Broadcast journalism.
7.15 -10.00 Visit to the News International plant (the Sun, Times, etc.)

WEDNESDAY 20TH AUGUST
10.00 - 10.00 Desktop publishing training.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Desktop publishing training.

THURSDAY 21ST AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Job options and how to apply.
1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 4.30 Other forms of writing - short story, novels, etc..

FRIDAY 22ND AUGUST
10.00 - 1.00 Award of certificates,
Q and A session.
1.00 - 3.00   Lunch & drinks with Tutors.