Through my blog I aim to compile a portfolio of work which speaks true to who I am as an aspiring Radio Journalist/Producer. My work displays my personal philosophies about the way in which I feel journalism should be approached and conducted. I also aim to step out of my comfort zone and reach out into the greater community in order to produce cutting edge journalism which provides a voice to marginalised groups and serves as a link between institutions and organisations and members within that community.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

News: Grahamstown Prepare's for National Art's Festival

Development Journalism: Eastern Cape Drought

The drought in the Eastern Cape is causing severe problems for farmers in the area. The lack of water to the province is costly as farmers struggle to find ways to adapt to the weather conditions, with little governmental support, Angelique Thorne compiled this report. 

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Development Journalism: New Desalination Plant in Eastern Cape

By the year 2025, South Africa could be faced with a severe water shortage. Already in the Eastern Cape, the prolonging drought is harshly affecting local residents. Desalination, a recent world wide phenomenon, could provide long term sustainability in terms of generating usable water from the ocean. Angelique Thorne compiled this report.

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

As it is - News, as it is.

As it is - News, as it is. A weekly broadcast of Current Affairs Journalism in Grahamstown.

News: Old Gaol, Impending Closure affects Workers

There has been much hype around the closure of the Old Gaol and the implications it has on the Tourism of Grahamstown, but how does this pending closure affect the workers. Angelique Thorne investigates.

PROFILE: Daphne Timm

Vibrant. The perfect word to describe Mrs Daphne Timm, a woman who has devoted her life to uplifitng the Grahamstown community. Marcelle Liron and Angelique Thorne examined how and why this is the lifestyle she has chosen.