Completely insulting freelance pay rates

Yesterday I was searching LinkedIn for new potential freelance opportunities, when I stumbled upon a Gumtree ad for a “Sports Journalist (Freelance) for Innovative Sports Website”. After reading said advert and looking at the site, I decided that this was something that sounded appealing to a freelance journalist, with a particular interest in covering sport.  … More Completely insulting freelance pay rates

Southampton 1-2 QPR

Queens Park Rangers picked up an important three points in the relegation battle, as they beat fellow strugglers Southampton 2-1. Loic Remy opened the scoring on 14 minutes with Rangers’ first opportunity of the match, when he latched onto a Junior Hoillet through ball. Gaston Ramirez equalised for Southampton on the stroke of half time, … More Southampton 1-2 QPR

Despite post-apartheid gains, is South Africa in danger of declining once again? (International Journalism feature)

April 27 1994 marked the most historic day in the Republic of South Africa’s short history. After 48 years of oppression, the black majority of the country were allowed to partake in the general election, leading to the first fully democratic election the country had seen. Nearly 20 million South Africans took to the polls … More Despite post-apartheid gains, is South Africa in danger of declining once again? (International Journalism feature)

New interests

You may have noticed in the last few weeks that there have been very few updates coming from me on this blog. This has been mainly due to University commitments. Fear not my friends, I will be back writing as much as I can, as soon as I can. For now, I would just like … More New interests

It’s Sun-Day

Since Rupert Murdoch announced the closure of News International’s controversial Sunday paper, The News of the World, last summer, there has been a gap in the tabloid market. Yes, the ‘red-top’ market has been represented by The  Mirror and, of course, the Star, but today saw the launch of a new heavyweight Sunday red-top. Britain’s … More It’s Sun-Day