Poor Charlie. (16 Reasons Why Charlie Gilmour Shouldn’t Have Been Given 16 Months)

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Charlie Gilmour – 21 year old son of Pink Floyd guitarist David – was jailed for 16 months on Friday after pleading guilty to violent disorder at last December’s tuition fee protests. The Cambridge University student was plastered across the next days’ papers after this photograph of him swinging from the Cenotaph was taken . Here are 16 reasons why Charlie Gilmour should not have been given a 16 month custodial sentence… More

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Experiencing Life at The Daily Echo

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This November I sampled life at a different local newspaper, spending one week at The Daily Echo in Southampton. More

My Student News and Journalism Revolution

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With a view to avoid the typical ‘New Year Resolutions’  list, this year, on New Year’s Day, I instead chose to compile a list of goals I intend to achieve within the next 12 months. Setting up a blog with regular engaging content was of course, one of these goals. Now, shamefully, this is something I should’ve done a very long time ago, last September at the acceptable latest. And here’s why… More