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North South gap in newspapers

I was very interested to read the feature in Press Gazette last week which looks at the density of local newspaper coverage across the UK. It shows that Northern Ireland is best served by the press, with 33 newspapers per million of population. 304 more words

When a newspaper loses its mojo

Has our local newspaper has gone AWOL? Have the effects of PETA’s ridiculous plea for one of St Albans’ finest pubs’ name to be changed in the name of political correctness infiltrated the offices of the Herts Advertiser? 469 more words

My first article

This was the first article I ever wrote. It explores the fortunes of Portsmouth and Southampton, two south coast football teams, for The Pink, a sports paper linked to the Southern Daily Echo.

Meeting halfway


What a Whopper!

In these days of serious and often gloomy news stories, the public, and indeed the media, are often looking for some light relief. Any press officer who can come up with a quirky human interest story is pretty much guaranteed coverage. 213 more words

Most Successful Kurds in Britain Awards story I wrote published by South London Press

This was a really great event, held at Portcullis House, at the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, on 18 March. It was organised by Ibrahim Dogus on behalf of the Centre for Kurdish Progress. 137 more words

Do we get the media we deserve?

Do we get the media we deserve? That was the theme of a very interesting debate which I went along to last week. It was organised by Liverpool Parish Church as part of a series of… 339 more words

Winning hearts

Feb 15 2015

The Friday Times

Fahmida Riaz

At the sixth Karachi Literature Festival, Fahmida Riaz received a prize on behalf of a friend with a heavy heart… 621 more words