With increasing numbers of digital platforms available to share information and a myriad of devices upon which people can find it, there is more out there than ever before. In turn this means there is more unverified information available causing problems. This is especially the case when there is an attack on a city unfolding… Read More Is Social Media a Blessing or a Curse? – #ParisAttacks
Personally, I choose not. I have nothing against it. I just find myself finding people’s curiosity towards it more fascinating than the subject itself. I’m sorry to say, but whether or not you do or don’t like her tattoo, I doubt it’ll make any difference to her… or anyone else for that matter. I’m not… Read More Cheryl Cole’s new tattoo: To care or not to care?
Anyone who gathers information online (that’s all of you) should watch this talk on how journalists seek to source online content. Journalism junkies should definitely take a look- you’ll see google maps in a who new light. I’ve noticed in regards to online content some people who are quick to analyse, deconstruct and discredit mainstream… Read More Online newsgathering, Illuminati, Media and Truth
A multi-million pound mural painted by Russian-American artist Mark Rothko was defaced with large black writing yesterday in the worst security breech to hit London’s Tate Modern. Outrage ensued on social networking site Twitter as Rothko began trending. When I hear stories of art being defaced, whether it’s renowned work or simply on the street… Read More Art vs Journalism. Who can we trust as a source of truth?
27/03/2003 “Abdul is my world, my 3rd child. My first two children went straight to Jannah… heaven. Still born. That’s what the doctor called it. You see it’s difficult to raise children here in Iraq. UN sanctions are impoverishing our land, it’s been 13 years now. Children are malnourished…” I offer halwa to the Western journalist… Read More TAKING SIDES: Abdul and Tim – Iraq – 911
Wake up. Freezing. No milk. I need my morning coffee. Black coffee? Result: Cranky. Late. Exam today. Deadlines, Yesterday. Missed. £200 per week. Elevator broken. Great. Runs from the top floor to the bottom. Result: Supercranky I guess you could say these things scratched a surface. But these scratchings were a way of telling me… Read More I admire a bus driver
Who is Joseph Kony? The leader of the LRA (Lord’s Resistance Army). You knew that. But do you know who Yoweri Museveni is? Why hasn’t his name name been mentioned amongst all this talk of Uganda’s history? He is the president of Uganda. He is a corrupt leader and following his name, there is a… Read More Educate yourself before jumping on the bandwagon! – KONY2012