Pinterest: Google but better?

By Holly Sutton on April 19, 2012 | Category: Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments

We’ve been blogging a lot about Pinterest here at Journalista HQ. Partly as it’s so addictive but mainly as, for me, it’s the first social media channel that does something entirely different from Facebook.

Like all the best inventions, Pinterest performs a task that I was already doing but does it much, much better. My wallet, Moleskine notebook, handbag pockets and sometimes even jean pockets are stuffed full of pages ripped out of magazines, newspapers and leaflets. They comprise pictures, quotes, websites, products and concepts that I like and want to record and share. My dream house has always been designed with a massive cork board on the study wall to capture these clippings and link them all together. Read more …

This week’s media roundup

By Nathan Motton on August 24, 2011 | Category: Blog | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments

The Eurozone crisis dominated the news agenda last week along with A-Level results and continued coverage of the UK riots.

Big Brother’s move to Channel 5 has failed to slow coverage of the reality show, with stories of Jedward entering the house receiving almost as much coverage as the ongoing conflict in Syria.

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