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Reading online newspaper comments shortens life by 5 years

Reading comments underneath on-line newspaper articles on sites such as the Guardian and Daily Mail shortens a person’s life by up to five years, new research has revealed. 171 more words


Ten steps to journalistic success – with Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee, Guardian columnist since 1998, visited Harlow university centre in Essex for a Q&A with journalism students.

Stevie Martin, freelance student, looked for details on how to follow the right career path. 875 more words


‘The Mutineer’s weekly review #3’

As English idioms go, ‘to have a mare’ is pretty emphatic. An archaic phrase, originally used to express either the occurrence of a (potentially demonic) nightmare or the process of the extremely rare medical condition… 624 more words