Defend WikiLeaks or lose free speech

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Defend WikiLeaks or lose free speech. Journalists should wake up and realize that the attacks on the whistle-blower are attacks on them, too By Dan Gillmor Journalists cover wars by not taking sides.… Continue reading

The New Republic: The Significance Of The Wikileaks : NPR

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The New Republic: The Significance Of The Wikileaks : NPR.

How Wikileaks has woken up journalism. « Emily Bell(wether)

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How Wikileaks has woken up journalism. « Emily Bell(wether).

The Biggest Leak of All: Daniel Ellsberg, Julian Assange, The Simple Truth & Wikileaks

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Ellesberg quotes Dickens in the latest post on his blog, saying: “there is nothing quite so simple as the truth.” What has always made me wary of the likes of Ellsberg and Julian… Continue reading

What’s wrong with this picture

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Banned – 2010 Limited Edition – Hazel Dooney  That’s not a joke question. What is wrong with this picture? Exactly what could anyone possibly find offensive about it? Great light, wonderful muted colours,… Continue reading

How to Enjoy Airport Security

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If you follow me on twitter, you know I travel quite a bit. A lot of people find air travel frustrating and uncomfortable. But it doesn’t have to be. It can be amusing… Continue reading

Umberto Eco on Wikileaks

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Umberto Eco has to be one of my favourite people. An academic, an historian, a scholar in the field of semiotics, a novelist, he’s one of those educated and well-rounded people who’s opinion… Continue reading

Jay Rosen on Wikileaks

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I thought this was a very interesting and considered discussion on the impact and implications of Wikileaks. Jay Rosen is a press critic, a writer, and a professor of journalism at New York… Continue reading

Sheena Iyengar: The Art of Choosing

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Being based in Southeast Asia, I found this lecture very interesting. It rang a lot of bells and brought up a lot of questions for me with regard to teaching and the assumptions… Continue reading

The Order of Turbulence

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I started this blog because I am primarily an erotic fiction writer and I post my fiction online at RemittanceGirl.com.  I am also published in various anthologies and through Republica Press. I decided… Continue reading