Newsweek: Meet the Publication Editor

Tweet Sammy Brough caught up with third year sport journalism student Adam Powers, as his title as publication editor comes to an end following Brighton University’s first Overtime magazine publication. The sports enthusiast has broadened his horizons over the past week, as he looked into creatively producing, designing and organising this year’s Newsweek publication. We caught up with the man at the top, to find out exactly what it means to be publication editor.

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Inside Newsweek: Life as a photographer

Tweet University of Brighton Journalism students have been working together across both the Eastbourne and Hastings campuses this week to produce content for the launch of Overtime’s first ever magazine. Ryan Taylor caught up with classmate and photographer for the week, Sammy Brough to find out what role he has played this week and what he has learnt from the whole experience.

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University of Brighton in Hastings introduces the Overtime Magazine

Tweet November 2017 has brought a new kind of newsweek. First, second and third year journalism students spent five full working days writing articles and editing pages to create a magazine filled with interesting features and investigative pieces. The Overtime Online production, which is in its fourth incarnation, takes the form of a magazine for the first time. With the finished product due to be printed and distributed across Sussex this Winter, we took a look behind the scenes at the purpose of the exercise.

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Newsweek Autumn 2017: Behind The Scenes

Tweet Adam Powers takes a niche look at what newly-recruited freelance photographers Matthew Penn and Sammy Brough have been up to in their endeavours around East Sussex. The pair’s travels included paying a homeless man in order to get a picture of him, spending hours framing images for the drug-oriented front page – a splash which they eventually secured – and general guru behaviour from photography aficionado Mr Penn. (Disclaimer: Some of these scenes have been created for entertainment purposes.)

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A ‘thanks’ from the national lottery

Tweet By Natacha Andueza Bosch Saying ‘thanks’ to their funding, anyone with a National Lottery ticket or a scratchcard can opt to go into the 400 National Lottery-funded heritage attractions across the UK also they are offering other treats and discounts. The organisations include in participation are: The Roman Baths, Bath; Portsmouth Historic Dockyard; Lincoln Cathedral; and Royal Academy. If you want to know about more of the offers available check the National Lottery website from the beginning of December for more details and a list of attractions taking part….

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The Rise of Alcoholism in Students

Tweet Is drinking all fun and games or a mask to hide behind? Martha Salter reports the relationship between alcohol and mental health. “Coming to a uni four hours away from home it has been hard to adjust, so with student prices and new faces every day my alcohol intake has definitely risen.” A student aged 20 studying Business, living in the halls of residence in Brighton gave me his opinion on whether he thinks he has become more reliant on alcohol or inclined to have a drink since starting…

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