Information is for real

Information is all that stuff around us, in books, on TV and the radio, on the web, that helps us make sense of the world. As journalists, we have the task of processing information and presenting it as effectively and originally as possible. If we want people to take notice of what we are saying,…

A brilliant presentation

I teach Writing for fashion as an evening job. As the homework for one lesson, I asked the students to write a brief contributor’s presentation, of the type that often appears at the start of fashion lifestyle magazines. I asked them to put in a bit of humour. One of the students – Chinese –…