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Europe: The Return

Although I’ve only been in Brussels about a week, it’s been an exciting seven days. I won’t bore you with every little step (like how I slept maybe 45 minutes on the eight hour flight from Chicago to Brussels, or how I was too tired to make anything other than cereal for dinner last night) but I’ll give you the highlights: 629 more words



Whilst at Bournemouth University, I became a regular contributor to Nerve, both online and in print. These are a few of the features and comment pieces that were published. 148 more words


Bonus Post: Do your damn job

Partially based on this post and partially based on this Blake Hounshell tweet, I’ve got a quick thought for journalists: How about actually doing your jobs? 233 more words


Willfully making @#$% up

POLITICO, NPR, and other news sources today decided to take a quote from an interview Scott Walker gave (last week) and re-shape it into something worth being outraged about.  356 more words

U.S. Politics

Ready to say goodbye to one of the last black-owned corners of Mississippi Avenue?

Neither are we!

This week I concentrated my efforts on a story about a Black-owned Masonic loge in North Portland that’s been on the same corner since the late 1960’s. 221 more words


Partnership event with Thinking Media Scotland: Iraq 2003 and the media

Free                                    A17                           7-10pm

Check out tomrorow night’s film screening of award-winning documentary ‘Control Room’. Following the screening will be an expert-filled panel discussion, consisting of former BBC Iraq correspondent Andrew North, Colonel Angus Taverner from the MoD’s 2003 Media Relations Policy Unit, Freelance Journalists Natalia Antelava currently reporting from Ukraine and Alison Balharry, Editor of BBC R4 at the US Coalition Media Centre, Qatar, 2003. 11 more words


Croydon Till I Die: the flyover of life

I’ve written a piece about the concrete conundrum that is Croydon for the Guardian.

I have a peculiar relationship with Croydon, which seems appropriate as Croydon is a curious place. 325 more words