Of course, it never does, does it? If it did, then we wouldn’t need to buy the next thing they come up with. Continue reading
For the attention of Angela Phillips and future magazine newbies.
So you’ve won your pitch, you’ve assembled a team and now you’ve got just two months to turn your magazine dreams into a reality. Now the work really begins. Continue reading
In the last four months, I have seen London in completely new ways.
I’ve been down on the streets, high-tailing it across town on all manner of transport and discovering the city after dark. As the saying goes: you live in the city, but you never do these things until somebody comes to visit – or in my case, until I started a postgrad journalism course that required me to get out and meet people. Continue reading
Magazine launches are few and far between here in the UK. But while some had proposals of marriage in mind, I have spent all day imagining, discussing and pitching magazine proposals.
Goldsmiths’ marketing and branding department needs to be congratulated for making their latest advertising campaign so spectacularly bad it’s funny.
From September 2011, you could find the advert below for Goldsmiths’ 2012 intake on trains travelling on the east London line:
The importance of academic reputation becomes painfully apparent when applying for skilled jobs. Chances of getting to the interview stage are judged even before your actual qualification, because a first from Derby University isn’t the same as a first from Oxford University. This kind of presumptive classification can unfortunately be damning for us all. But if you happen to be on the positive end of the scale more doors in society open. Continue reading