In Newswire on January 2, 2012 at 12:17 am
Happy New Year to all readers and writers of Political Promise. Thank you for your support, comments and contributions. In two years, we blazed the trail to get our voices heard, set the news agenda and make some good friends in the process. After much deliberation, and on the 2 year anniversary of the site’s setting up, I have decided to shut up shop. Unlike most sites, which vanish mysteriously, I will keep the site running so the articles (of varying degrees of quality) can remain active and published. I am going to concentrate on writing on other platforms (if they’ll have me) and university. I want to thank Matt and Will who gave me the inspiration to do it, Sam and Lewis for making me realise it was time to stop, Jamie for designing our magazine and general persistance of me, Declan and Ani the only official-est members of PP staff and all the writers. But thank you, most of all, for reading.
In Newswire on August 11, 2011 at 11:30 am
What a year it has been for Political Promise. We have reached over 100,000 computer screens across the UK and have built a network of hundreds of students who have had articles published. Please please please vote for us in the Total Politics Blog Awards 2011 and if you want to get involved and write for PP, get in touch.
In Charlie Edwards on June 17, 2011 at 9:21 am
I firmly believe that students need a voice more than ever. As the Government undergoes education reforms, why were not our generation, who have the most direct experience of the state of our education system, consulted on the changes that needed to be made? On university tuition, anti-social behaviour, Olympic tickets, why are we not heard on the issues that affect us?
The concept of Political Promise is 18 months old next week. We launched to provide this generation, current school and university students and young professionals, the opportunity to have their voice heard. Once again, we are looking to expand our team. If you are interested in cutting your teeth in journalism, and want to write news or comment pieces for the website, email email@example.com with a paragraph about yourself, and I will get back to you. You do not need experience, nor need to live in London. Just enthusiasm, a computer and a decent vocabulary will do.
I look forward to hearing from you,
Charlie Edwards (Founder of PoliticalPromise.co.uk)
In Newswire on April 12, 2011 at 4:17 pm
We will have original stories and videos, as well as a library of the best political videos on the net, so if you have any suggestions for a video, story or category, let us know. As well as blog contributors, we are now looking for video contributors and archivists. If you want to produce videos for our channel or help us put together our youtube political archives, email us!
In Newswire on March 26, 2011 at 8:55 am
In the next issue of Political Promise, released next week: Read the rest of this entry »
In Charlie Edwards on March 15, 2011 at 10:38 am
Over the next few days, we are going to be posting some of the original articles from the first issue of the magazine released in December 2010, as we get ready for Issue 2. Here is Charlie Edwards‘ editorial from the first magazine: Read the rest of this entry »
In Uncategorized on February 11, 2011 at 10:58 am
Political Promise is the voice of the young generation, and you can join our team of writers. The mass media constantly poach our best talents, so if you are a budding journalist, politico or blogger then get in touch with our editorial team. All you need is enthusiasm, humour, an hour to spare a week and an interest in whatever you are writing about. This is your platform, whatever you want to share with the world.
Send articles to firstname.lastname@example.org with a short 3-line biography. All articles are published, the best writers will be asked back…!
In Matt Gardner on January 24, 2011 at 5:37 pm
Matt Gardner looks at what Political Promise has achieved a year on.
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In Uncategorized on December 22, 2010 at 3:18 pm
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In Charlie Edwards on November 8, 2010 at 7:19 pm
Political Promise is looking to expand its team! Read on for a full job description… Read the rest of this entry »