Phone Hacking Storm in UK – Andy Coulson Jailed

Phone hacking - News of the World

Former Editor of the News of the World, Andy Coulson goes to jail for 18 months after an Old Bailey court found him guilty of phone hacking. Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all charges. ynuk.tv spoke to the public when the controversy broke in summer of 2011. Many were appalled

Social Enterprise – media student commended

workshop on social enterprise

Social Enterprise was the subject of Adam Smith’s video report for the YNUKtv and Brunel University 2013 local news awards. His story on young entrepreneurs was commended by the judges

Student Media Awards Runner-up 2013

Victoria Oliphant runner-up in student media award

Congratulations Victoria Oliphant! You’re runner-up YNUKtv Brunel University Student Media Award. Your story about the future of a local Rifle Club likely to be pushed out if HS2 goes ahead was great. Watch how they are being threatened

Brighton Bids for Local TV

Brighton production going on for local TV

Winners! The Latest.TV in Brighton has been successful in its bid to run TV for the community. Bill Smith who heads the channel said they are very, very proud to have the licence that will enable them to broadcast programmes offering local news, entertainment and sport; Meet the team from Brighton!

Sham Marriages

Sham Marriages - couple

Members of a North London solicitor’s firm were found guilty at the Old Bailey for their part in sham marriages. This was the subject chosen by student Samantha Bobb-Lucas who was a contestant in the YNUKtv/Brunel University media student awards in October 2012.

News of the World The End – Last edition produced

News of the World last edition - goodbye.

Avid readers of News of the World have been scooping up their last copies of Britain’s most popular red-top newspaper. It was shut down because of phone hacking scandal

Student Award Winner – High Speed Train

Student Award Luke Kamarli

Student award for best Local News video was won by Luke Kamarli for his story on the High Speed Train and the effects it will have on the community. It was done when Government unveiled its plans for the HS2 last year. The controversy surrounding the route continues

Growth in Community Broadcasting and Art

broadcasting merges art and radio

Preston in Lancashire was the hub where ideas and ambitions for more media activities in the community were discussed.

Student Media Award 2012

Student Awards Ollie HS2

Student Ollie de Kretser was a runner-up in the recent YNUKtv and Brunel University best Local TV News awards. Congratulations to Ollie who was praised for his video about Government’s plans to cut through the countryside to build a high speed rail service between London and Birmingham.

Student Media Award

Student Keisha McDonald runner-up Local TV News awards

Congratulations to Student, Keisha McDonald who was a runner-up in the Local TV news awards sponsored by YNUKtv and Brunel University. Watch her visual skills as she tells the story about thieves taking metal objects from churches and selling them for huge profits