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Trainer’s assignment prompts journalism student to land national scoop

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Coverage of research by Eloise Hill and Paul Foster hitting the headlines after being picked up by the Press Association and sent out to all UK national media having conducted Freedom of Information requests regarding the ‘Sarah’s Law’ scheme

Period27 Jan 2020

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TitleTrainer’s assignment prompts journalism student to land national scoop
Media name/outletHold The Front Page
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date27/01/20
DescriptionArticle on research by Eloise Hill and Paul Foster who sent FoI requests to police forces across the UK, which in turn revealed there had been 16,900 applications to the Sarah’s Law scheme since it began in 2011, with 1,400 parents being told that an individual with access to their child or children is a sex offender
Producer/AuthorDavid Sharman
URLhttps://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2020/news/trainers-assignment-prompts-journalism-student-to-land-national-scoop/
PersonsPaul Foster

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