Browsing All posts tagged under »crisis«

When humanitarians, tech and media join forces: discovering CDAC

March 26, 2012

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Can you fall in love with an organisation? I think I’m smitten by the CDAC network. I can’t quite remember how I stumbled across them but I became aware of their work just days before they put on the Media and Tech Fair at Google’s London HQ last week. For those who couldn’t make it […]

Boycott Buy a Newspaper Day

January 27, 2009

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Don’t buy a newspaper, support online advertising instead! 2 February has set aside as Buy A Newspaper Day in the US. Just last week, French president Nicholas Sarkozy announced a €600 million package to prop up France’s ailing newspaper industry. The proposed measures include free newspaper subscription for 18 year-olds, paid partly by the government […]

Picturing a downfall – financial markets in freefall

October 10, 2008

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Can’t get your head around why people keep going on about this crisis? To be honest after the hell of the past week I was getting kinda bored of it too until a friend mailed me this: Kinda makes you think again eh?

Financial crisis on a global scale

October 10, 2008

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The fruits of my labours today (in addition to surviving the hangover from hell). Wanted to embed some stills, maybe I’ll get round to that later. Today really was the day that it hit us just how out of control the financial meltdown really is.   Despite all of the measures by governments around the […]

Credit crisis craziness

October 10, 2008

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Apologies. I’ve been under the radar this week. Blame it on the day shift and the relentless credit crisis content I’ve been churning out for the website each day. Slightly worried that thousands of people are reading advice written by me on finance. If only they could see my bank account. The Wire – season […]

Playboy seeks banking bunnies

October 2, 2008

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        Forgive me for failing to support the feminist cause with this post but I was amused to read that help is on hand for bankers hit hard by the recent financial turmoil. The good Samaritan is an unlikely one. Playboy magazine is offering current ad former employees of the financial world […]

Journalism in global crisis

October 1, 2008

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Following on from my post yesterday, the issue of a journalistic crisis appears to be as much of as an ongoing story as the financial crisis. In today’s Corriere della Sera, Marco Pratellesi, editor in chief of Corriere online, blogs about Italian journalists suffering from a cultural crisis and a rupture between generations. Apparently the same issues are […]