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UWS produce five videos for Citizen Relay

UWS produce five videos for Citizen Relay

Nine students and graduates from the BA (Hons) Sports Journalism degree at the University of the West of Scotland were in Ayrhsire on Friday as the Olympic torch arrived in Scotland. Split into three teams, they produced five videos on the flame’s journey from Maybole to Alloway then onto Kilmarnock. They were also aided by... continue reading

Wester Hailes Fun Run! Wester Hailes left out on the relay?

Edinburgh; 12 June 2012. “The Wester Hailes Fun Run is coming back and this time it’s Olympian!” It’s 2012 and it’s an Olympic year. Wester Hailes is taking part with this project which had been in stand for a few years. A 5k  Wester Hailes Fun Run will take place on Saturday 16th of June.... continue reading
Edinburgh Citizen Relay Reporters Team ready to roll!

Edinburgh Citizen Relay Reporters Team ready to roll!

Edinburgh; Monday 11th June 2012 On Sunday afternoon, after part of the team of reporters finished a heavy day at our jobs, Boyana Atasanova as Edinburgh’s intern joins us at Pulp Fiction to discuss our plans for the Olympic Torch passing through the city. After a good cup of coffee and meeting some new recruits... continue reading
The Olympic Rings are ready on the Mound

The Olympic Rings are ready on the Mound

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Glasgow Life volunteer speaks to #citizenrelay

Glasgow Life volunteer speaks to #citizenrelay

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Torch inspiration spreads to Mini Olympics

Torch inspiration spreads to Mini Olympics

BY SEAN McGEE, citizen reporter. As the Olympic torch approaches Glasgow on its celebrated journey around Great Britain, there was another sporting celebration taking place in the Kelvin Hall that echoed the spirit of the Olympics. The FARE Mini-Olympics, incorporating 17 schools from the East End of Glasgow, is in its ninth year and this... continue reading
Ayrshire school children become Olympic reporters

Ayrshire school children become Olympic reporters

CHILDREN from a school in Maybole have been learning how to be reporters in time for the Olympic Torch Relay visit to their town on Friday. The primary 5, 6 and 7 pupils from St Cuthbert’s Primary have received some lessons in journalism from UWS Senior Lecturer Elizabeth McLaughlin. Elizabeth, Programme Leader for the BA... continue reading
In conversation with John Coster @citizenseye and Adam Perry @adpez #mtnewsnet [video]

In conversation with John Coster @citizenseye and Adam Perry @adpez #mtnewsnet [video]

We were joined by John Coster, Editor of Citizen’s Eye and Adam Perry from Newsnet in Manchester on Friday for the #media2012 catch up and the #citizenrelay hack-day event during Future Everything. continue reading
#media2012 Scotland

#media2012 Scotland

#media2012 is a network that aims to create a social media legacy for the London 2012 Games. We are building partnerships with organizations and individuals who want to create a collective citizen media network during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. So far, we have 7 regions within the United Kingdom engaged and a number of... continue reading