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The comment of 72-year-old Nobel laureate Tim Hunt at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul, South Korea has stirred controversy. He talked in favour of “single-sex labs” as, what he feels, women scientists disrupt laboratories and distract men for being sexual and emotional. 188 more words
Deadline season is drawing to a close, birds are singing, the weather is heating up (sort of)… This seems as good a time as any to pause, breathe and look back at my time at City. 464 more words
Since the age of 14, when I realised food critics get paid to eat in restaurants, I’ve wanted to be a journalist. Every task I’ve done up until that point has only made me want it more. 846 more words
Well, that’s the end of my MA.
After a pretty bloody unpleasant three weeks, in which I’ve juggled a media law exam, three massive project deadlines, and the occasional shift, I’ve somehow come out the other side with my mind intact, and I’ll be starting in a full-time reporting job at The Independent very soon. 1,017 more words
It’s been twenty-four hours since I handed in the final project of my City masters degree. With the champagne-soaked memories of last night’s celebrations hanging over me, I’m sitting in a busy, noisy Hackney launderette and I feel that now is the perfect moment to reflect on the year that’s gone by. 745 more words