Letters to the Editors Resources

The Oxford Blue: Letters to the Editors

A letter to the editors is a letter sent to The Oxford Blue’s Editors-in-Chief concerning any topics regarding articles written by The Blue. Letters are intended for publication. To send a letter to the editors, use this document as a guide and in order to adhere to our guidelines. Please fill out the google form Read More…

Corrections and Clarifications Resources

Corrections and Clarifications: 10/07/2020

In an article titled Oxford JCRs condemn Christ Church and Christ Church responds, published on the 8th of June 2020, a quote was falsely attributed to Mary Bonsu. The article has since been removed from our platform. We unreservedly apologise to Miss Bonsu for the harm the publication of this misinformation may have caused, as Read More…

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Our Sections MT20

If you’re wondering which of our wonderful teams would be the best fit for you, we’ve got you covered. Below, our new Senior Editorial Team has put together a brief guide to our sections along with some examples of their favourite stories and content to help get you inspired.

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Applications for MT20 Team Open

**NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY** **Applications for MT20 Editorial, Business and Reporting teams are now OPEN** Fill in this form before midday 14th June: https://forms.gle/P8KTLVay3nDdeh2v8 The Blue has published 500 articles by 200 writers; had 200k website views; been mentioned in the national and international press over 30 times; been shortlisted for 3 awards; been translated into Read More…

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Journalism Live Event: Hadley Freeman & Andrew Billen

Sign-up link: https://forms.gle/se5WhxDKQw9mNCTC6 In a rare Times/Guardian collaboration, Guardian star columnist and interviewer Hadley Freeman and Times feature writer and interviewer Andrew Billen are joining us for our GRAND FINALE: our very last event of Trinity 2020 on Wednesday 5th Week, 5pm. Hadley Freeman, an alumna of St Annes College, Oxford, and writes a Weekend Read More…

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Getting started: commissions

Getting involved in The Oxford Blue couldn’t be easier. As a training platform for student journalists honing their skills, we are committed to supporting new writers, but we understand that pitching to any newspaper can seem daunting. What is a pitch? A pitch should: explain what you want to write about and define your point of view. Read More…