Tagged: reading

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Reading more, paying less

My reading habits have been changing and it’s worrying me. Don’t worry, I haven’t started reading the Daily Mail or anything. On the contrary, I’ve been reading loads of great journalism recently (The Vitamin Myth: why we think we need supplements and The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Food, to mention but two articles). The thing is, I haven’t paid for...

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A random reading list

I was involved last week in the first round interviews for the position I’m about to vacate at the EBU. As a closing question each of the five candidates interviewed was asked what book they are currently reading (or have most recently read). Here, apropos of nothing, are the five books mentioned: Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure (Tim...

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Amusing ourselves to death

Studying communications at DCU in Dublin, as you’d expect, we had to do a lot of reading. (With something like 12 hours of lectures per week, I guess we had to do something with all that spare time!) I know now that the things I read there, from the age of 17 to 20, influenced the way I thought and...