Monthly Archives: April 2009

Yet another ‘why journalists should use Twitter’ post

Twitter, is an integral part of my job as a journalist. So it was something of a surprise to learn this week there are still some journalism colleges that don’t show its potential benefits to their students. I was talking … Continue reading

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Newspapers facing Armageddon. Or possibly Deep Impact…

So now I know the worst; the newspaper industry is indeed doomed, broken beyond repair on the rock that is the internet. And I can say this with confidence because greater minds than mine have pronounced its fate… for Ben … Continue reading

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Goodbye Press Gazette

Sad news today as Willmington announced the closure of Press Gazette. I loved UKPG, as it was, and remember scanning it when the NCE results were published to see my name. Hell, I even remember when it had pages of … Continue reading

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Newsrooms – who needs ’em?

The ‘Newspapers are dead’ discussion looks set to drag on (and on) without any real conclusion or particularly illuminating insights but there is a side debate that does interest me: Do we still need newsrooms?I read the Journalism Iconoclast blog … Continue reading

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