Three UL Journalism students have secured highly competitive Google News Labs Fellowships in top media organisations in Ireland. Three out of five places on offer in nationwide in Irish newsrooms went to UL students.
The students, who are studying BA and MA in Journalism and New Media programmes at the University of Limerick will complete eight-week placements at national media organisations, including The Irish Times, The Irish Independent and The Journal.ie. The UL students were chosen for the Google News Lab Fellowships from hundreds of applications from journalism students across Ireland. The Fellowships offer those excited about journalism, in particular data driven journalism, opportunities to research and write stories and create timely data to accurately frame debates about issues in Ireland and around the world.
The successful UL students are:
- Jennifer Purcell, Rosbrien, Limerick, BA in Journalism and New Media with The Irish Times
- Cillian Sherlock, Claremorris, Co Mayo, BA…
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