Report by Angelina L. Kennedy for your Christian Media Network
Regional bursary prize named after the Victorian newspaper group publisher George PR Pulman will continue to offer sponsorship to get affordable causes.
Many West Country communities be aware of name George Pulman well. He is considered something of your Victorian media mogul who founded Pulman’s Weekly News way back in 1857.
His media brands continued to be a prolific news source for over 150 year through the entire prime agricultural counties of Devon, Dorset and Somerset.
Pulman’s news was always renowned for its reliability and trustworthiness. The thing that was created by Pulman’s journalists might be thought to be being true.
What people may not know is the fact that George Pulman have also been an ongoing committed Christian who worshipped regularly at his local town church in Axminster, Devon.
To aid rouse local attendance, George would enthusiastically have fun playing the church organ on the Sunday morning. There he went on the meet and marry his young wife, who was simply likewise interested in turned into a regular member of the same Axminster congregation.
Throughout his life he advocated the need for building community: through Church, rural life and native news. He always upheld values of truth and helped give voice to numerous West Country causes and concerns which may otherwise happen to be put aside and forgotten.
Journalism was obviously a task that required the absolute maximum responsibility and was a career helped by great respect.
So in an today’s era of pretend news and political propaganda, perhaps it’s remember the values of one of the news media’s earliest pioneers.
A man of religion who built a regional media empire inside the wake with the industrial revolution which lasted through multiple generations.
Duncan Williams, from Devon, who is the actual managing editor of Pulman’s Weekly News & Advertiser Series, says: “The Pulman’s Award and bursary is constantly on the uphold the same values of George Pulman and is also open for nominations throughout every season.”
The bursary prize has produced donations costs 12 months towards the Bibic Football Fundraiser in Yeovil, the Dorset Blind Association and also the production of new talking newspapers and recorded books to the elderly and partially sighted.
Of late the Pulman’s Award helps fund the publication of your series of skills training workbooks and specially tailored courses designed to help ex-offenders find work and rebuild purposeful lives back inside the community.
Hundreds of leaflets and booklets have been distributed across the West Country to assist enlighten young people about the dangers of drugs and addiction.
Publishing, in all of the its great shape, is still as relevant today in mere exactly as it was when George Pulman was alive.
It has a great power to do good.
Our British free press heritage and local press are invaluable communication tools that – when used correctly – may make modern society a much better place.
(George Philip Rigney Pulman: 1819 – 1880.)
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