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Leaving it all behind

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

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Michael Jackson lived in a yurt and listened to northern soul music

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

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The end of loyalty

There’s a common theme, albeit subtle, running through some of the recent education stories I’ve reported on. And there’s a link to the challenges facing my profession, journalism, in the 21st century too. The proliferation of choice and the free … Continue reading

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