Second-year journalism students have published the first ever edition of Word – an innovative and unique magazine featuring everything from in-depth features to comment pieces, fashion and reviews.
The HND students were keen to publish a magazine for their graded unit this year which reflected their personalities and what they stand for.
They’re particularly proud of their front cover ‘Print’s Not Dead’ which reflects their strong belief that despite declining magazine and newspaper sales, the right product can still succeed.
The students are distributing 4,000 copies of the magazine throughout all three Glasgow Clyde College campuses as well as to all 33 Glasgow libraries and a number of high-profile bars and cafes including Glad Café, the Butterfly and Pig, the 13th Note, Strathclyde University union and the Art School union.
It includes exclusive interviews with activist and original Glasgow Girl, Roza Salih and fashion designer Karen Mabon as well as the incredible story of Celtic star Rudi Vata’s escape from communist Albania.
Since October last year, our first and second-year journalism students have published more than 90 stories on the website.
Their most-read story so far had in excess of 10,000 views online and many of their stories have been shared several thousand times on social media.