Don’t worry, be happy

The latest reporting offence comes from BBC… that venerable institution of quality journalism. If it is as riven with trendy causes and zeitgeist journalism as CBC it is hard to tell from a distance but generally it seems to value quality and accuracy rather than...

Falling into a story

I can fly… I met someone on Monday to take their photo for a story I’m writing. We were downtown beside The Salvation Army’s Booth Centre. During our conversation after the shoot, one of the people I was with pointed to a window high up on the side...

More information, less wisdom

from the preface to Bedouin, nomads of the desert Despite global news channels and satellite television, our true knowledge of the world, its peoples and cultures is shrinking. Improved communications are not creating a greater understanding among the world’s people,...