Be part of an exciting new initiative!

Launched by Geography Compass and the RGS-IBG journals
What is Geography Directions?
Geography Directions is an associated community site launched by Geography Compass and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) journals. The site features daily posts from a team of news editors linking topical news items to articles published in the RGS-IBG journals and Geography Compass.
Why become a News Editor?

Engage students with journal articles
Demonstrate the relevance of Geography to everyday matters
Free access to the featured journals
Free access to Blackwell Reference Online
Gain experience using blog technology
Include your profile on the site
After initial training, the role only requires 1 hour of work every fortnight
Fit the work around your current schedule

What does being a News Editor entail? As a News Editor you will be asked to find a news story that links topical news items to articles published in RGS-IBG journals, Geography Compass or to an entry in Blackwell Reference Online. You will be one of many News Editors and will be asked to post once a fortnight. We also encourage you to comment on other items between your schedules posts. For further information please contact: or visit: