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Magazine Dragons’ Den: Women’s Tri triumphs

Women's TriWomen’s Tri, the magazine aimed at an ‘overlooked’ readership of triathlon fans, has scored its own triumph by winning the CBJ Dragons’ Den competition.

The idea, pitched by MA Magazine Journalism students Alyss Bowen, Sergio Pereira and Sophie Turner, beat off challenges from rival groups to be chosen by the Dragons as the one most likely to succeed in the market. Read More…


Slimming World: a best-selling story

Wake up, national journalists. There’s one magazine not far from CBJ whose circulation is soaring but no one ever writes about it

The six-monthly report revealing how UK magazines are faring circulation-wise came out this month and, once again, the national media ignored the stellar publishing success story of our times.
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Welcome from Dr Emma Hemmingway


Hi – I really hope all of you are enjoying your first week of University. If you are a first year or a new MA student let me advise you that to get the very best out of your course, your studies and your life at CBJ you must start to read, watch and listen to news- all kinds of news- regional, local, national, and all kinds of news production…BBC, ITV, Channel 4, SKy- you name it- just consume it and it will make life easier and more productive once you start the course for real.

Emma Hemmingway

Welcome from Andrew James

Welcome everyone to our CBJ banter page.

Whether you are new to us or well established in your studies here, we hope to provide comment and opinion that you can draw on and we want your input around topics worthy of discussion.

Keep it light hearted and don’t have my office colleague Barry Turner chasing you for legal breaches! But most of all – enjoy!

58144_10150096109122589_7904818_n You can follow me on Twitter @andrewjamescbj for news from Nottingham Trent University’s award winning Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism and @andrewjames0511 for my BBC TV/ football reporter page.

To start us off on a light hearted note – any footy fans tell me which ground I am at in the photo ?