Does the Kindle spell the end for books in print?

About a year ago, I would have answered yes to the question I have proposed above, grabbed the aforementioned Kindle and thrown it back at Amazon in complete disgust. Fast-forward to present day and in fact, I would answer no, but interestingly enough would lovingly embrace the Kindle offered to me. I do believe thatContinue reading “Does the Kindle spell the end for books in print?”

Playing the time management game

When I decided that I would take an English Literature degree instead of a Journalism degree, I knew that I would be playing the time management game right from the very beginning.

My favourite April Fool’s Day jokes

Social media and newspaper websites have been going absolutely crazy today with April Fool’s Day jokes, and I had been attempting to avoid my computer until midday. Of course I was sucked in to have a laugh at some of the hoaxes online though – but luckily didn’t fall for any!

The importance of social media in journalism

Until I was well into my first term at university, I thought that Facebook was simply a distraction and an unwelcome form of procrastination. The same goes with Twitter – I only seemed to use it as a method for stalking a celebrity’s every move.