The influencer changing the face of Instagram

Our new series Class of 2020 highlights some of the best feature writing by this summer’s journalism graduates from De Montfort University, Leicester. Here, Chloe Martin tells a frank story of a young woman who battled severe acne – and online trolls Just a little blur here and a quick smooth there and you’re done. […]

Entering Jaya’s dream

Over the coming days and weeks, Leicestershire Press will be showcasing the work by some of this year’s graduates from the Journalism programme at De Montfort University. Our Class of 2020 series kicks off with a profile of JayaHadaDream by Rosie Vacciana-Browne It was an overcast afternoon in mid-January, terrace houses stretched up and down […]

Making a splash: shortlist announced for student magazine award

The shortlist has been revealed for this year’s award for the best magazine cover designed by journalism students at De Montfort University, Leicester.

Class of 2019: Murdered by her stalker

Alice Ruggles was killed by her ex-boyfriend, a soldier who broke into her house and cut her throat. In the latest of our Class of 2019 series, which highlights the finest feature writing by journalism graduates from De Montfort University, Annies Joy tells a harrowing story of obsession, coercion and stalking that ended with the brutal […]

Class of 2019: ‘I turned my love of ska into the only music museum in the midlands’

Attracting thousands of visitors since 2013, Coventry Music Museum is no Ghost Town. In the latest of our Class of 2019 series, which highlights some of the best writing by De Montfort University journalism graduates, Beccy Rider investigates the museum’s success and why 2 Tone was so important for Coventry. Every music fan has some […]