Tag Archives: newspapers

Is media training dead?

I have watched a number of interviews with people in the past few days mainly with sportspeople. Clearly there are quite a few who have not had any kind of training in dealing with an interview. When they have something … Continue reading

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Find the joy

We can all get dragged down by the things that go wrong or that we don’t have. It is easy to see the glass as half empty and be consumed by negativity. When we turn on the news, open a … Continue reading

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On time or late?

There is one thing that is sure to make me incredibly stressed and that is missing a deadline. When I was at school, college and university I would burn the midnight oil to make sure I handed the essay or … Continue reading

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The sun sets on a New Day

Tomorrow will be a significant day. It marks the end of the recently established New Day newspaper. When it was launched nine weeks ago I wondered whether there was something I hadn’t understood about the proposition it had. I thought … Continue reading

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Read all about it

Today we have seen the end of an era with the final printed version of The Independent. It is still a shock to me to see a national newspaper disappear from the newsagents shelves and only to be available online. … Continue reading

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The highs and lows of journalism

I blogged earlier this week about the importance of maintaining good media relations, and not forgetting the significant role of the media. It was also earlier this week that I enjoyed going back to my roots and interviewing a couple … Continue reading

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All too superficial

I turned on the television this morning to watch the news and was treated to the latest headlines. Then I decided to try and have a look at what was being posted on Twitter and Facebook and I got more … Continue reading

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