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...]

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...]