Category Archives: journalism

Twatter…

   This is an interesting exploration of public shaming in the modern age. It looks at many of the recent ‘twitterstorms’ including Justine Sacco and the hounding of these people by the self righteous mob. I find this a distasteful … Continue reading

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Mental

This is the third of the trilogy I bought for the kindle last year. Jon Ronson has a literary style which makes for very easy reading and this, I think, flows from his journalism background. This book is a tour … Continue reading

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Welcome to the future

The funny thing is…. I really ought not to have read this book almost straight back to back with “them” (see above). This contains a different set of themes but overall the style is the same. The author promises much … Continue reading

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Adventures in insecurity

I ended this book feeling that I whilst I had read an interesting article about “extremists”, I didn’t necessarily feel I had got to the heart of the subject matter. There are reasons for this and I freely admit that … Continue reading

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