Journalism

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Journalism

This section lists resources for specific purposes.

Includes a range of specialist resources you may find useful for your research.

The University subscribes to the European region of this database which enables you to keep track of broadcast, press and social media. It provides direct access to reported breaking news, media behaviours and emerging trends. We have global access to fake news stories and terrorism topics.


• GOV.UK 

Use this site to find Government information from departments, publications or statistics.
H.M. Treasury is particularly useful for publications and statistics.


• The Guardian Style Guide fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A document listing preferred ways of expressing words and phrases used by The Guardian.


Research and analysis on a wide variety of topics from social policy to foreign policy to trade and economics produced by impartial experts in the House of Commons Library.


• Independent Press Standards Organisation fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

An independent regulator which deals with complaints about the content of newspapers and magazines (and their websites). IPSO administers the Editors' Code of Practice which deals with issues such as accuracy, invasion of privacy, intrusion into grief or shock and harassment.


• Media.info fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Media industries directory.


The supreme legislative body for the UK, British Crown Dependiencies, and British Overseas Territories.


Access the daily record of debates in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords right up to the present (the Weekly Information Bulletin, business papers, Committee publications and Register of Members' Interests are also available). Includes Hansard.

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