Farwell, London360

Farwell, London360
Six months ago I was an amateur in the media field. For so long I had knocked on the door of the media industry and was continually rejected. My heart grew sour; the ability to march on despite the continual knock backs began to bruise me. I did not know if I had much fight...

Sadiq Khan’s Knife Crime Strategy

Sadiq Khan’s Knife Crime Strategy
Sadiq Khan’s long-awaited knife crime report was released yesterday. I am glad that the Mayor’s office and wider government are acknowledging the knife crime epidemic London is going through but the real question is; will it actually work to decrease the amount of those carrying knives and knife offences? Three of the pledges included in...

What I Have Learnt at London360 (Acronym)

What I Have Learnt at London360 (Acronym)
Writing – I did try and avoid it as writing has never really been my ‘thing’ but here I am writing yet another blog… YAY. I have learnt to summarise key events and write succinctly for readers to understand. How to be professional – This refers to punctuality, attire and conduct! People are watching you...

London360 at the House of Commons

London360 at the House of Commons
On 27th April, London360 celebrated six years of their youth journalism programme at the House of Commons. The afternoon, which was hosted by Dawn Butler MP and Channel 4’s Jon Snow, featured talks from alumni, masterclass leaders, funders & supporters, commending the programme’s achievements. Representatives from London360 platforms London Live, the Community Channel and the...

London ranked 16th for the best place for millennials to live in the world

London ranked 16th for the best place for millennials to live in the world
According to the London Evening Standard, London has been ranked 16th in a global league table of the best places for millennials to live in. I put out a request on twitter asking millennials how they feel about this ranking and this is the response that I received:      Overall, I think it is...

NO MORE DRIVING IN LONDON

NO MORE DRIVING IN LONDON
Major of London Sadiq Khan highlights a potential driving ban in London, a method to cut down pollution in the capital. After reaching our limit of annual air pollution for 2017 after just 5 days, the European Commission issued a “final warning” to the Government. This threat has led to Khan suggesting to propose a diesel...

Magic Tips to Break into Media

Magic Tips to Break into Media
The London360 Production Team Early this February the London360 crew went to Royal Television Society Ultimate TV Careers Fair to support their parent company Media Trust who were promoting opportunities for young people looking to get into television roles. The RTS Futures team and television personalities like magician Dynamo and ITV’s Charlene White, who made special appearances, gave some top tips to...