22-25.pdf Download this file A case study feature on long-distance relationships.
Category: MA Magazine Journalism
I studied an MA in Magazine Journalism at the University of Sheffield from 2009-2010. These are all my posts related to the course.
The Twitchhiker – an interview with @paul_a_smith
52-57.pdf Download this file The way I got this story was interesting and a lot of fun. I'm on Twitter (a lot) and someone on my timeline retweeted a story about a man who used Twitter to travel across continents. I was immediately intrigued. In Transit needed an interview or first-person account for its … Continue reading The Twitchhiker – an interview with @paul_a_smith
Shoot and Stay – an interview with Catalin Marin
34-38_low_res.pdf Download this file For the Travel section of In Transit, we decided to have a section dedicated to photographs, an interview with a photographer, an out-and-out travel piece and a piece on wacky vacations. I remembered Catalin from Twitter (that bountiful source of information), and contacted him immediately. He was extremely helpful and agreed … Continue reading Shoot and Stay – an interview with Catalin Marin
In Transit – the making of the cover and editor’s letter
In Transit - my dissertation project. A travel-based magazine which focuses on the lifestyle and culture of places abroad as well as hard-core travel. 1_-_new.pdf Download this file I won't lie: it was a horror designing the cover for In Transit. Anna and I had picked out a whole smorgasbord of images, but when we … Continue reading In Transit – the making of the cover and editor’s letter
Devina Divecha, Postgraduate.
Apologies for such a bare blog for the last month. It was the push-to-shove time for me by way of the dissertation project, which I will be linking on the blog soon. Creating a 112-page magazine is no mean feat, and I would like to thank my team-member, Anna (or @lilmsreporter as she is known on … Continue reading Devina Divecha, Postgraduate.
Did You Make Your Vote Count?
Spread1_copy.pdf Download this file My 1200-1500 word piece for last semester's portfolio. I designed it for the dummy magazine I created, Cognition - a magazine for parents with special needs children. >Attaching the text in the designed spreads after this, just in case people don't want to/can't read the PDF above. Did You Make Your Vote Count? … Continue reading Did You Make Your Vote Count?
Having an Absolute Ball
spread2.pdf Download this file My 800-1000 word piece for last semester's portfolio. I designed it for the dummy magazine I created, Cognition - a magazine for parents with special needs children. Attaching the text in the designed spreads after this, just in case people don't want to/can't read the PDF above. Having … Continue reading Having an Absolute Ball
My brother is autistic; what’s your excuse?
[My 800 word piece for my magazine portfolio submitted last semester] Labels are meant for jars, not people. With the words ‘mad’ and ‘retarded’ already accepted forms of insults, is the word ‘autism’ not far away from the dubious honour? A copy of the sign I made for an autism walk in Dubai When … Continue reading My brother is autistic; what’s your excuse?
Cognition magazine cover
COVER.pdf Download this file The cover I designed for my dummy magazine Cognition for last semester. Image credit: Polly Tommey (who also gave me a brilliant interview for the magazine, which I will upload later)
Autism – a collection of unique disorders?
Note: As always, the work I do for my journalism portfolio for my MA Magazine Journalism course at the University of Sheffield are uploaded here. This one is my 300-500 word piece for the JNL6024 module in the spring semester. It says "Cognition reports" in the sell because as part of the module, we had … Continue reading Autism – a collection of unique disorders?