I am unbelievably excited to share that I will be joining the BBC World Service for a month long work placement in London from the end of May to the end of June!
“It was an historic day for Bristol. The city’s first same-sex marriage. We thought it was front-page news. And we illustrated the event with the picture that defines any marriage – the happy couple’s first kiss.
“I’m a Bristolian, brought up in South Bristol. Real Bristol. One of the things I love about my home town is how characterful, tolerant and non-conformist its people are. So I thought Bristol was ready for that picture.
“But, boy, was I wrong. We lost thousands of sales of the paper. Which surprised me. Because, on the day, we received just nine phone calls of complaint.”
AP photographer killed, reporter wounded in Afghanistan
AP: Veteran Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.
Photo: Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses for a photograph in Rome. (AP File Photo)
Thank you NBC for giving me a perfect example for when I need to show someone an accurate but misleading headline.
Two CNN producers were arrested today after trying—and failing miserably—to break into the World Trade Center site for a story about people who were actually able to break in.
what i would give to see this as an actual news story.
"And as you can see, it is extremely easy to-"
"Sir, get down."
"And as we’ve seen, the security at this part of the fence seems to-"
"Sir, please. Don’t make us ask you again."
"Many have noticed that security-"
"ok, you’re both coming with us."
We’ve reached the point where CNN is more reality TV than news. No turning back from here. Pretty soon, cable news is going to look kinda like this:
Remember this day, folks. It’s a sad one.