Four Nominations in the Irish Blog Awards 2013 – Yay!

This is a quick post today, and it's really just to say thank you. Monday the 12th August, saw the release of the Long-List for the Irish Blog Awards 2013, and it sure was a long list! Given that this website/blog is so new and there are so many fantastic Irish sites around at the moment, I would have been thrilled … [Read more...]

Social Media and its role in the Media: Helpful or Hazardous?

Upon reading Irish Independent columnist, Colette Browne's insightful article about Twitter Trolls, it got me thinking about the pros and cons of social media, the roll it plays in shaping our media content in general and its use as a tool for sourcing news and correct information. There's no doubt about it, social … [Read more...]

Monday Musings…

It's that day of the week again, and time for another of my Monday Musings. I honestly can't believe how quick the weeks are flying in, where has the year gone?! I decided to start the post off with the incredible above picture from the Telegraph UK website, of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, which was struck by lightning … [Read more...]

Internships: The Good, The Bad And How To Break Out Of The ‘Internship Cycle’

I’m constantly reading articles about work experience and internships. As a (fairly) recent graduate turned Journalist/Writer who started out in the world of media by going down this route, it got me thinking about the whole idea of ‘the internship.’ As we leave our college days behind, they are sold to us a a … [Read more...]