I just got an email from a friend working in Iraq. He's stuck in Mosul waiting for a helicopter to Kirkuk. Must have been months since I last heard from him. I sent an email to him last night half expecting him to be locked in some farmhouse on the outskirts of Baghdad, handcuffed to a bed. It's happened before. I don't expect him to be quite so lucky next time. Anyway, he's not kidnapped, … [Read more...] about Some Bloggers Are Journalists. And some are not.
I am posting this photo to help raise awareness on the on-going crackdown on photographers in the UK, US and Europe. More info on www.not-a-crime.com/ I also blogged about this same issue last year.. ourmaninside.com/2008/06/04/do-i-look-like-a-terrorist/ I didn't post this to the flickr group as i didn't feel it fit all of the criteria. … [Read more...] about I Am Not A Terrorist
The other week while on assignment at Reuters with @sizemore, I was talking to @ilicco about how the more kit i try to juggle the more diluted the content can become. I was sat at the front of an almost exciting talk from the FSA with laptop, iPhone, N95, Kodak Zi6 and a pocket camera. Back in my bag was a pro Nikon SLR, an audio recorder and yet another laptop.This is the burden of the blogger. … [Read more...] about Multi-Multimedia
I am writing this aboard an aircraft thirty odd thousand feet above the atlantic, halfway to New York on a ticket bought for me by Seesmic.com After podcasting for over two years and blogging for nearly 6, it looks like the subject of money is creeping into more and more of my online conversations. And why not? Recently I have found an increasing amount of my working life is being taken over by … [Read more...] about Ali Bongo And The Three Purple Hearts