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13 Feb

The Independent may be leading the way (again)

The first edition of The Independent, from October 1986

VIEW FROM THE PRESSBOX: The loss of another national newspaper title, albeit to go digital-only, should remind us all of the need to make our journalism pay. By STEVEN DOWNES

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11 Feb

German TV investigator to give Luton lecture

Hajo Seppelt: his television documentary exposed drug test cover-ups in Russian athletics

Hajo Seppelt, the German television journalist whose revelations about Russian doping cover-up sparked an international inquiry into corruption in athletics, is to give a talk on his investigation to students and journalists later this month

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10 Feb

Hinds and McIntosh to join Diversity Forum panel

Rodney Hinds: welcome addition to SJA Diversity Forum panel

Rodney Hinds, the long-standing sports editor of The Voice, and broadcaster Ronald McIntosh are the latest additions to the panel for the SJA’s Diversity Forum being staged on Mar 7

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9 Feb

Brookes and MAC donate works for our charity draw

Saint Sebastian

Pieces of original artwork by a two of Britain’s best-known and most highly regarded cartoonists are among the prizes in the SJA’s special fund-raising charity draw to be held at our British Sports Journalism Awards at the Lancaster London on Feb 22

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5 Feb

Olympic officials issue Zika virus advice for Rio 2016

Rio 2016 Olympic logo

The BOA advice is equally applicable to SJA members and other accredited media who will be travelling to Brazil to work at the Games

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20 Jan

Don’t miss out: order your SJA Awards tickets now

SJA Awards March 2015

Now all we need is you to attend a gala night celebrating the best of our business, at the British Sports Journalism Awards, sponsored by BT Sport.

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15 Jan

Join us for SJA’s VIP race day at York on May 11

York Races

Come along and meet up with other SJA members at York Races for a bargain day out at one of the Association’s most enjoyed social occasions of the year

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21 Mar

Dear Keith: How do I become a sports journalist?

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Wish I had a pound for everyone who comes to see me saying: “I’d like a job in sports journalism.” Sadly, their qualifications rarely match their ambitions

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