Dealing with a deadly virus
The focus of the media may not have strayed far from the same core issues over the past few weeks and months, from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq to Russia’s involvement in Ukraine, not to mention the Scottish Independence Referendum, but a steady stream of grounding images documenting the spread of Ebola through West Africa has played an almost constant second fiddle.
Wife of Journalist Killed in Brazil Learns of Death on Internet
The Victorian poet Matthew Arnold once described journalism as “literature in a hurry”. Having surpassed newspapers as something of a primary source of daily news, I can’t help but wonder what he would have thought of Twitter.