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Spotify is a modern marvel. Whatever music you want, whenever you want it. Well, unless you fancy listening to some Beatles or Oasis, which is pretty much the same thing anyway, or some De La Soul - strangely enough. The absence of everyone’s favourite daisy age rap...

It was torn by equal amounts of nostalgia and guilt after forking out almost 60 quid of my hard-earned cash this morning – all for the privilege of standing in a vast field with 74,999 people next summer. Nostalgia because I still remember the impact the...

When the American president refers to you as a ‘visionary’, you’re blatantly doing something right. That was the exact word used by Barack Obama when commenting on the passing of Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs earlier this week. There’s little left to say about Jobs that...

What on earth will Rihanna do now? It was interesting to read today that Ofcom are cracking down on the broadcast of sexually-explicit before the 9pm watershed so the Barbadian pop star may start to see here exposure limited, so to speak. Now, I’m not some kind...

While browsing the shelves at my local supermarket last week, I saw something that truly shocked me. Before you ask, no it wasn’t dancing, multi-coloured monkeys with heads like Jammie Dodgers – I still don’t have an igloo what that ad was all about – but...

As a recently-converted journalist, I’ve heard all the PR stereotypes over the past couple of months. From the old faithful Vivian Smith-Smythe-Smith public school image to the over-officious busybody with no respect for deadlines and no concept of news angles. Informing the old hacks about my move...

Last month, I feared for Manchester. I watched with horror as the news programme replayed my city being set set ablaze by rioters, littering the high street with shards of glass from broken windows. Mancunians are known for their strong sense of pride for their...

I was disappointed to hear that that despite 37 years’ experience in journalism, Jim Oldfield, the editor of the South Yorkshire Times is paid just £25,500. And according to the UKjournopay study published recently, one in four journalists earn less than £20,000 a year. We recently advertised...

Morons or people exhibiting learned behaviour instilled through the perpetual legacy of decades of people that are poorly educated and lacking in any moral compass?  Where are the parents?  Same as where their parents were and theirs before them.  How can they ever break out...