Monthly Archives: April 2011

Long form journalism thoughts inspired by Doctor Who

Interesting stuff on the Guardian site this week, courtesy of Dr Who commenters.An article on the Media section about the lower-than-expected stats for the show’s latest outing led to a host of comments, with three that particularly caught my eye. … Continue reading

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Back to school

I wrote a post about how I felt like it was time to start learning again in March 2010¬†and now, finally, it’s going to happen; next month I start up where I left off with UCLan‘s Journalism Leaders Course, with … Continue reading

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Browsing my photos, and remembering La Princess. My favourite part of Culture Year

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inside Tintern abbey. Beautiful day on the Wye Valley

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A bleating of minds (updated)

Updated 13/4/11: I posted this here by accident and I was going to delete it but frankly it’s too cute.On the right is the Superlambanana my lovely colleagues at the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo bought me when I vacated … Continue reading

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In a glass house, throwing stones?

This started out as a tweet rather than a blog post but it’s going to take more than 140 characters. If I were microblogging, I’d settle for saying I disagree with Kelvin MacKenzie‘s views on getting into journalism and the … Continue reading

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The Washington Post publishing slip should give us all food for thought

I’m not sure what the hand-wringing is about with regards to the Washington Post prematurely publishing an article that featured the editor’s notes to the journalist, which was quickly grabbed and reproduced on Gawker (where it remains long after the … Continue reading

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