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Sinclair: ‘Public didn’t exert enough pressure to prevent Iraq invasion’

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Freelance writer Ian Sinclair gave a talk at the University of Lincoln as part of the “Journalists Speak out on Journalism” series on Monday, February 25th, 2013. David Wriglesworth went along.

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Allan Little: ‘information is part of the war effort’

Allan Little spoke at the University of Lincoln on Tuesday, October 4th, about what it's like being a war reporter. Photo: Tom Farmery

Allan Little, veteran award-winning BBC war reporter, spoke at the University of Lincoln about the challenges facing modern war reporters.

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Ed Miliband does not represent change

Ed Miliband won the Labour Party's leadership contest by a whisker, but will he bring change? Photo: DECC

Ed Miliband is being held up as a potential saviour of the Labour Party. He is seen as distant from the New Labour many came to hate, but how far from them is he?

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Alastair Campbell exclusive

Alastair Campbell with Chris Slavin and Eileen Ziemer, board members of Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, at the trust’s annual public meeting in Lincoln. Photo: LPNHSFT

Alastair Campbell, one of the biggest names in politics from the last decade, speaks to The Linc about Iraq, expenses, New Labour, and the problems in British politics.

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BBC’s Vin Ray on storytelling and freelancing

Vin Ray, visited the university on Thursday Photo Anneka James

Vin Ray, director of the BBC’s College of Journalism, spoke to Tom Farmery about reporting safely, freelancing, and storytelling when he visited the University of Lincoln on Thursday.

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The missing interview with Lincoln MP Gillian Merron

This issue of The Linc was meant to feature an interview with Gillian Merron, MP for Lincoln. So instead we’re bringing you the questions we felt needed answering, and details on some of what she’s done since her election to office in 1997.

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Guest lecturers debate human rights reporting and television ratings

Mike Jempson, a journalism professor, and Dorothy Byrne, head of news and current affairs at Channel 4, discussed whether an obsession with audience size had displaced human rights reporting on television.

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BBC’s number two gives talk at the University of Lincoln

BBC Deputy Director General Mark Byford gave an insight into his career to a packed auditorium and explained how the BBC aims to have the best journalism in the world.

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Sarah Palin: The War Creationist?

It’s a worrying reflection on American society if a “pitbull with lipstick” masquerading as the voice of the average mother can get within reach of the most powerful job in the world.

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John Pilger Interview Exclusive

John Pilger, world-renowned journalist, visited the University of Lincoln earlier this month to receive an Honorary Doctorate of Arts. The Linc exclusively interviewed Mr. Pilger to find out his views on the Ruso-Georgian conflict, the future of American politics, censorship, propaganda and the evolution of the University of Lincoln.

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