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Volume 25, Number 3, 2014


Editorial - Never forget 3

Not finally... Subjective views on matters journalistic 5
Bill Hagerty, Mike Dodd,
Duncan Campbell, Peter Oborne,
Ivor Gaber and others

Eleanor Mills - Give women more jobs 17

Peter Jukes - Twitter on trial 25

Jemima Kiss - The business of Buzzfeed 33

John Hodgman - It was fun while it lasted 39

Tom Leonard - Black day for the Grey Lady 45

Lada Trifonova Price - Can the EU protect journalism? 50

James Rodgers - Second thoughts on first drafts 56

Suzanne Franks - Famines are not a simple story 61

Mark Bryant - The art of warfare 67

Phillip Knightley analyses Edward Snowden 75
Michael Leapman admires Lynn Barber 77
Jemima Kiss says it isn’t The End of Journalism 79
Trevor Grove praises Mary Kenny 81
Tanya Aldred misses Frank Keating 84
Bill Hagerty rereads Nick Garland 86

Twitterwatch - 24
Quotes of the Quarter - 32
News - The BJR digital journalism winner 55
The way we were - 74
News - Charles Wheeler Award 88


Why do the best jobs go to men?
Eleanor Mills
It’s tough for women on newspapers, but the industry needs us more than ever, says a campaigner promoting greater opportunities.

If you tweet it they will come
Peter Jukes
The man who changed the face of court reporting during the journalism trial of the century explains how he did it.

A new medium seeks old skills
Jemima Kiss
Seven things you need to know about Buzzfeed and the latest viral media including listicles, sharing and taking on TV.

The Grey Lady blushes scarlet
Tom Leonard
America’s greatest paper faces problems that the sacking of an editor won’t solve, says an Englishman in New York.

Blog: Computer memory
The man who created the “right to be forgotten” not only jogged the memories of those who knew his past, but also brought his history to the attention of a wider, ignorant audience. Until he tried to get the Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia to remove the story from its files, most of us had never heard of Mario Costeja González, let alone that he’d once had trouble with social security debts...