Two Persons live in my body

The room is a mess, sheets are scattering on the floor, highball glass is filling with red wine, and the lamp shed a yellow glow on to the desk. I am leaning against the wall, watching two young girls on the screen. The winter comes, the days shortens, and I becomes fatigued and tired. 13…

Using multimedia in feature

Multimedia makes a piece of news plentiful. Traditional newspaper just contains text and photography. Thanks to the electronic products, e.g. smartphones, tablets and laptops, news becomes more interesting, visually and attractive. M ultimedia is package of text, audio, photos and video, or animated GIF/images. Jane Stevens suggests a good multimedia story contains tow fundamental elements:…

Good interviewing

Interviewing is the artistic of expression. It is a process of communication and engaging people to talk about their stories and express their opinions. The challenge is to let people talk about something unhappy, something that they may feel difficult or uncomfortable to retrospect, or something if they said publicly may hurt their benefits or…

Finding news stories

Christmas is coming, people in Cardiff are attracted by the glitter of Christmas decoration. Steaming street snacks, colorful lights and melodious rarer shows are tempted people to be active in chilling street. This is the first time I genuinely experienced Christmas, just as ceremonious as the celebration of Spring Festival in my country. Events happen…

Framing on own style

Different media organizations have set their own agenda to report, in other words, when deciding to publish a piece of news, media plays a role for promoting some issues significant and weakening others. Those news which are placed on the cover page is recognized as the most crucial and news worthy. The second element influence…

Videos and infographics

6 seconds to draw audiences’ attention. This is the Vine, a micro-video looping app. The beauty of Vine is that it records creative, exciting, interesting stories quickly at different places. It grasps people’s eyes in a shot period, which makes it powerful and attractive. It just tells the most charming part of the whole story…

Fantastic, Friendly, Quiet,Surprising and Disastrous Cardiff

It was June that I came to Cardiff to start my pre-sessional course. For me, traveling to other countries is familiar, but living in a foreign country for more than one year is the first time. I was not sure where the city would take me, but I felt exited, challenged and inspired to find…

Lefties Chill-ax

Lefties are at greater risk of suffering from mental health problems, a Yale University report highlighted in 2013.  But a postgraduate student from Cardiff University proves that lefties may not be threatened by mental health problems if making a long-term strategy to relax. John Doland reads football newspaper in library. By Yao Qin John Doland, from Worcester,…