LIVE: Loose Women and Jeremy Kyle still need good journalists

By Alex Smith

Journalists need to celebrate the things which make them unique,  and be mindful of the prejudices they will face, says Emma Morris, acting editor of Loose Women.

She said: “I don’t look like a journalist. I’m blonde, I’m smiley, I’m from Burnley, I didn’t go to a posh school, my dad was a probation officer and my mum worked for the council so I couldn’t get work experience through them – they let me down!”

According to Emma, the greatest challenge young student journalists face is being labelled as part of the ‘snowflake generation.’ [Read more…]