I HAVE been confined to the office since October 16th. Corrective toe surgery if you must know.
ONE of the benefits of running two on-line newspapers is that there is the odd occasion that I can use one to explain something to the readers of the other.
REPORTERS are always wary of stepping into the story but what about when you have a civic duty…
FROM when you first break a story until the sentencing.
YOU can’t beat a little outside broadcast at a sporting event.
IF there is a perceived gap in the market, then should you take it? Some thoughts on the forward or backward move…
HOW much do you need to know about information technology?
HOW long do you keep your reporter notebooks for?
OVER the last few weeks, two reporters I have spoken to, have complained that they may have been subtly prejudiced against in the job market.
OUR previous piece was an interview with the editor of The Edinburgh Fringe.
COLLABORATING with other hyperlocals seems to be a natural thing. We were at the Edinburgh Festival and wrote a number of reviews for The Edinburgh Reporter.
In this latest video blog, we discuss a creeping trend for people to not send a press release or proactively seek out the press but instead stick stuff out on Facebook.
YOU are sitting at a council meeting, when they inform the press and public that they have to leave. Fair dealing for sensitive issues or a council shrouded in secrecy. You decide.
THE DANGERS of not checking facts on a court list that journalist has been sent.
IF the office is on the house then it is fine to sit in your shorts and t-shirt?
MANY years ago, we used the term “Wheelchair-bound” in a story. Our good friend, Neil Woodbridge had a word in our ear. So we returned to see the chief exec of Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions and asks dhim for more advice on appropriate terminology.
YOUR THURROCK is among 15 community & hyperlocal news publishers who have successfully partnered with the BBC to receive local news content as part of the Local Democracy Reporter Scheme. The first part of the £8m-per-year scheme, which aims to fund 150 local democracy reporters across the UK, opened in May and publications big and […]
WHILST driving one of our bloggers to a council meeting, we had a chat regarding what motivates on elf our bloggers.
IS THERE any value in hiring out stand for a business exhibition? We think there is. It is all part of the networking that you really need to do.
IF YOU are on line, you are on line 24/7 and 365. When you are abroad, you are still working. We were in the USA recently and more specifically in Washington DC, where president. Trump is the talk of the town.
INTO THE car and off on our travels on the campaign trail.
A FEW thoughts on when you turn up to an election photo call.
A quick first piece on covering local election nights.
SO, what do you do on a Bank Holiday? Put your feet up or work even harder?