Category Archives: Journalism
So, I’m not nervous about my first ever panel at Get Writing 2012. It has not even been on my mind that in 74 days, 15 hours, 27 minutes and 3 seconds I will sit in front of and talk … Continue reading
Time is ticking by and Get Writing 2012 draws closer. All of a sudden it’s time to kick off the guest blog Advent calendar and I’m wondering where the time has gone. Back in 2009 I attended my first Get … Continue reading
I have a role on the Verulam Writers’ Circle committee – I am known as a webmaster. This is, I’m afraid, a tad overstated. Ian Cundell is THE webmaster, I merely answer e-mails and provide a few graphics and suggestions. … Continue reading
At last the world speaks with one voice. If only those in power will listen. 56 newspapers, 45 countries, 20 languages. Whatever you believe about the cause of global warming, this is clearly the final countdown. Let’s make our feelings … Continue reading
Whichever way you measure it, this has been a good week for Twitter, the social networking site for the clinically concise. First, libel law firm Carter Ruck tried to suppress reporting of Parliamentary discussion about its client, Trafigura, which had … Continue reading
…but read, inwardly digest. You and your children’s future may depend on it.
Interesting essay on the impact of the Internet on discourse and, especially, written discourse. That it has a “Warning: long” flag at the top speaks volumes.
Rather superb (and lengthy) essay on the state of newspapers by Clay Shirky. Some attention span required. To me it leaves two thoughts: 1. How long before these changes finally catch up with book publishing? 2. How damned cool is … Continue reading
Libel costs threatening regional newspapers, MPs told