- Ian Wishart is a business journalist, currently working in Brussels. He worked on regional newspapers in England and Wales until 2010. Shortlisted for UK regional education journalist of the year 2009. He was education correspondent of the Leicester Mercury between 2006 and 2010. He is now business reporter for European Voice, an Economist Group newspaper. This blog is wholly unconnected with that role and the views here are entirely personal. ________________________________
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At Easter I finished my stint as the Leicester Mercury’s education correspondent to move to Brussels as a freelance journalist. It had been a thoroughly enjoyable four years covering one of the most interesting education patches in the country. But … Continue reading
Aren’t blogs strange. Some say they’re the future of journalism, others that they give too much publicity to numbskulls like me who can write whatever they want without being fettered by the usual editorial restrictions of a newspaper. Thanks to … Continue reading
Following my post yesterday evening, this morning I received this statement from Leicester City Council’s press office, on behalf of Leicester College: