Dee Fielding-Cooke

Exploring the social responsibility of journalists and if traditional news outlets still influence us?

Images taken from PixaBay

Vegans. They’re like marmite, it appears in the media you either love them or you hate them. As explored in one of my previous blog posts, there is a huge online argument surrounding veganism and the ‘hate’ towards them in the mainstream media. But today I’m looking deeper to see…

The emotional reality of the journalists misplaced behind bars in the Middle East and Russia.

Image taken from Pixabay

Imagine getting arrested for simply doing your job, this is exact what Remzi Bekirov, Fahd Al-Sunaidi and many others are currently experiencing. While you’re reading this sentence 247 journalists are in prison, a record number of journalists ever to be in prison stated The Committee to protect Journalists.

An interview with the iconic vegan journalist on veganism in the mainstream media and how you can take a leaf out of her book when reporting online.

Top to bottom — BBC Headline, Selene Nelson, Daily Mail article.

Powerful but proficient. Honest, but inspiring. Passionate but always professional. A true elocutionist. Just a few of the words I’d use to describe Selene Nelson, amid a room of everyday professionals up on the stage at the Kruger Cowne Breakfast Club— also my first acquaintance with Selene, not in person…

How is multimodal story telling driving social media journalism and a break-down of the short cuts used to keep us engaged, active, and ever scrolling.

(Top to bottom) COVID-19 Infographic taken from, worldwide COVID-19 stats taken from Reuters, BBC’s Tiktok page

First of all what IS multimodality?

Gibbons described it simply as “the experience of living; we experience every day life in multimodal terms through sight, sound and movement”. In the digital age of the 21st century combined with a global pandemic; sight, sound and movement are just a few of…

My 5-Step Guide to microblogging and the secret to how I generated over 3,000 impressions to my tweets. All while reporting The Bureau of Investigative Journalisms virtual event ‘How is British chicken fuelling global deforestation?’.

Screenshot of tweets from @DFCJourno 09/12, discussing the microblogging event.

For those of you unfamiliar with the term — Sprout Social identified microblogging as a combination of instant messaging and content production. …

From the mars yard to my room: what I learnt from my out of this world placement at Airbus Defence and Space during the coronavirus pandemic

Solar Orbiter Graphic: Airbus Defence and Space

If you had asked me a year ago today to write an article about the Solar Orbiter IOC (In Orbit Commissioning) I probably would have had no idea what you were talking about!

At 165 million km away from Earth, Solar Orbiter is definitely keeping its social distance, but it’s…

Dee Fielding-Cooke

Avocado Lover, Iced Coffee Addict and Self-Help Bookworm — follow me while I explore the challenges of the vegan journalistic world 🥑 Twitter : @DFCJourno 🥑

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