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Fear of future and the cynicism that increases with age

I’m coming from a place of disappointment, hurt and rejection right now. I’m accustomed to praise of my writing skills, but I applied for a paid blogging position at the University I’ll be attending this year and didn’t get it. Journalism, which is what I want to do for a career, is a seriously competitive … Continue reading

Is today’s newspaper tomorrow’s fish and chip paper?

Roger Parry said that, “Old media formats have suffered disruption, but are adapting to the changed conditions.”Newspapers, having existed conceptually since the times of Ancient Romans, when Julius Caesar had daily information carved on stone for public viewing, are perhaps the oldest form of media, and have always been known as a reliable source of … Continue reading

No-meat November

  Vegetarian. For some, the word may elicit images of non-shaving greenie, Buddhist or otherwise eccentric hippies, but to me it just sounds like an interesting and healthy way to live. It’s an uncontested fact that as long as you’re careful to include the necessary proteins, vitamins and nutrients, you don’t need meat for a … Continue reading