Here is a collection of resources for budding journalists or anyone who would like to learn more about Welsh politics. It includes: An interactive website which is an introduction to Welsh politics. A video introducing the work of the Welsh Parliament. A video looking at the democratic deficit in Wales. A podcast discussing how to report on an election. These resources were developed by JOMEC, (The School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University)
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Y Meddwl Modern: Marx – Howard Williams
An illustration of the life of Karl Marx: his ideas, the roots of his philosophy and his influence on the world.
E-lawlyfrau Syniadau Gwleidyddiaeth ('Political Ideas E-books')
Digital resources introducing the core ideas, concepts and principles of Politics.
Be Ddywedodd Durkheim – Ellis Roberts a Paul Birt
Introduction to the ideology of sociologist Emile Durkheim in his own words, translated into Welsh. Durkheim believed that it was possible to create a science to study sociology, and was one of the main founders of modern sociology. According to Durkheim, an individual and his or her actions are controlled by society. He also studied the role of religion in society.
Botwm y Byd ('Click to the World')
A series of resources to teach New Media, Modern Languages and Politics through the medium of Welsh. There are three main sections: 'Byd Bach' (Small World), 'Pedwar Ban' (The Four Corners) and 'Adnoddau Addysgu' (Teaching Resources). 'Byd Bach' is a series of broadcasts, where contributors summarise, in 7-10 minutes, the main press stories of a particular country, with special attention to international stories. 'Pedwar Ban' also includes broadcasts: the contributors were invited to read through the newspapers of different countries, coming together to discuss some of the main stories. There is also a series of interactive exercises, traditional work sheets and vocabulary lists, as well as career videos.