Working with Llanelli Online: My first week on placement

DESPITE a nationwide lockdown restricting what we can do with our time, the Welsh Government’s lifting of the 5-mile travel restriction across Wales has restored a form of normality, to the joy of many residents. This lockdown has arguably given many of us time to reflect and appreciate the small, Continue Reading

University life before, during and after lockdown

TOWNS like Carmarthen and Aberystwyth swell in numbers as students return from their long summer holidays. Form many students their lives have been turned upside down. Many fled campuses and headed for home before lockdown rules restricted them from travelling. Social media as always was the preferred choice of communication Continue Reading

Facebook hands £4.5m to UK’s five biggest publishers

Report by Matt Abbott FACEBOOK’S commitment to local journalism is laudable. Investing £4.5m to fund the creation of 80 new community journalists should be great news for the community news sector. It’s a global first for the social network. The Community News Project, a partnership between Facebook and the National Continue Reading

Welsh Press in crisis claims NUJ’s organiser in Wales

JOURNALISM in Wales is in crisis according to Pamela Morton, NUJ organiser for Wales. Responding to the report ‘Read All About It – Inquiry into News Journalism’ by the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee, Pamela said: “The Welsh press is in crisis from a lack of proper funding in Continue Reading

Southampton’s Scott joins Llanelli Online

SOUTHAMPTON University student Scott Morgan from Llanelli has joined Llanelli Online for some hands on training. Scott who hails from Stradey in Llanelli is in his second year degree course in journalism at Southampton Solent University. Scott has already been thrown in at the deep end and has begun work Continue Reading

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