VIDEO: How we put the news together at CommonSpace, with special guest Stephen Paton

Maxine Blane

Behind the scenes series with Independence Live continues

IN this week's instalment of our series offering readers an insight into the CommonSpace newsroom we chat to new full-time journalist Nathaneal Williams, and Angela Haggerty and Kevin Gibney chat to The National’s Stephen Paton.

Our summer work experience placement may be over, but this week we’re joined in the office by Caitlin Logan, who has come to us to learn more about new media and journalism. Nathaneal Williams chats to Angela about his first week as a full-time reporter for CommonSpace.

Also in this week’s episode, reporter David Jamieson talks about the ongoing story surrounding standardised testing and education policy, and editor Angela Haggerty and Independence Live’s Kevin Gibney speak to guest Stephen Paton, journalist and media provider for The National

Through this feature, we hope to give you an insight into how we make decisions at CommonSpace and how reporters approach their work. We also hope it will encourage our readers to get in touch with us with any feedback, suggestions, ideas or even contacts that they might have for stories we're working on.


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