Dave Porter

Dave Porter is a lecturer in journalism at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). Prior to joining MMU, he taught media law at News Associates in Manchester as part of the fast-track Diploma in Journalism for the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ). He has also worked for many years as a tutor for an online journalism college accredited to the NCTJ. Porter has extensive experience as a freelance journalist, principally as a writer and copy editor for HOPE not hate.

This Bilingual Somali Newspaper Is Beating the Media at Its Own Game

A Somali community sick of negative headlines decided to start their own local newspaper and write their own stories. A Somali community in the north of England is using the power of the press to beat the media at its own game. Sick of seeing negative headline after negative headline, they decided to publish Sasca News, their own bilingual newspaper, to bring the community closer together.... Continue Reading

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