Ethical considerations

“Bournemouth University is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in all its activities, including projects such as this one.  You are responsible for ensuring that your work meets these standards.” As a journalism student putting together a documentary for BBC Radio 4 I made sure all of the Editorial Guidelines are followed. 3.1. – … More Ethical considerations

Editing process

  Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all had a great Chirstams and New Year. Apart from eating a little bit too much over the holidays I have also been spending all of my free time editing my documentary. Even with only 2 interviews I had to cut so much in order to finally make … More Editing process

Second interview

My second interviewee is Amy Brown from Salisbury. I got this interview after writing a post on a website (netmums). This lady was one of the three women, who got back to me (quite lucky here). I choose her firstly because her story seemed quite interesting and also because she wasn’t living too far away. … More Second interview

First interview

My first interviewee is Lesley Low from Boston, Lincolnshire. She was incredibly friendly and passionate and had some very strong opinions. She was also really easy to talk to so the interview went very well. I would ask one question and then she would talk for 10 minutes straight. She had some very interesting stories … More First interview

Changes

After pitching my idea for a TV documentary on assistance dogs for children with autism, the first thing I did was to create a Facebook page for my project. In my experience with social media so far Facebook has proven to be the best platform for sharing material and reaching a wider audience, as well … More Changes

The pitch

Did you know that 1 in 100 children in the UK are diagnosed with autism? However, autism does not affect only children – autistic children grow up to be autistic adults. There are around 700 000 people on the autism spectrum in the UK, which including their families makes a total of 2.8 million people … More The pitch