Tag: current affairs

Commercial and legal awareness in the age of Brexit

If you are interested in developing commercial awareness you can find out a lot about what is appearing in the news all in one place by logging into Westlaw and searching under the Current awareness tab for “Brexit”.   If you

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Readbug magazines trial: explore style in style

Readbug offers unlimited access to a curated selection of the best magazines on the planet, including digital access to the current and archive issues of Dazed & confused, AnOther, SLEEK AnOther Man, Schon! and PAPER magazine, amongst others.   For the

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Economist.com

You can find Economist.com through the library catalogue or by selecting the My Subject tab on our home page and then browsing some of the Business School pages where you will also find lots of other recommended resources. Once you

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Business update: access to FT.com

For new users of FT.com there is a video on the library catalogue showing staff and students how to register for an account. You will need to register with your university login details in order to set up an account.

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Flipboard

Today TOTD is recommending an app. Flipboard is one of those apps that your iPad/iPhone/iPod just shouldn’t be without. Described as a ‘social magazine’ Flipboard allows you to create your own magazine full of the things that you like to

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Happy News

Keeping up with the news is always important, but sometimes the news can be rather depressing! So if your looking for something a bit more positive and upbeat then why not check out Happy News. It’s a website that brings

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Zapaday

Look into the future by using the global public calendar www.zapaday.com which scans over 4000 news and government websites to find out what’s going to be in the news next week.

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The Huffington Post UK Edition

The Huffington Post’s UK edition makes it much anticipated launch this week. For those who have not encountered the Huffington Post before it is an Amercian blog that offers coverage of politics, media, business, entertainment, living, style, the green movement,

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how to write a (BBC?) news item for a website

This wonderful piece of humour thoroughly dissects news website reporting in a way which illuminates the whole genre: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/the-lay-scientist/2010/sep/24/1 You’ll never read such an item the same way again!    

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News Now

News Now is a a portal site which feeds news from all over the world and from lots of different sources, keeping you up to date with the news now. This is a very clear website with little flags next

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