Suddenly, a hundred years later…

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: Among the dozens of images I shortlisted for this space, this photo, which ran under the headline Big Band Boom in the Sunday Magazine, is […]

Journalism 2017: What reporters must do

Reading Time: 6 minutesAbove: Journalists used to be much easier to identify. Image from Everett225/DepositPhotos A TechNewsTT Exclusive  In the four main installments of the Journalism 2017 series, the […]

The Kalipersad Factor

Reading Time: 3 minutesAbove: Dominic Kalipersad, one year post-retirement. Photo from the Mr Kalipersad’s collection. I’ve known Dominic Kalipersad since I began my career as a photographer. Our first […]

Katy does

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Katy Esquivel strikes a pose at the landmark Notting Hill Bookshop in London, a crucial pitstop for the incurably romantic. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. I […]

Journalism 2017: A News Resurrection

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Janice Jeffrey of the National Archives prepares issues of the Catholic News for preservation. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1102 for July 18, 2017 Kwynn Johnson, […]

Journalism 2017: The lost visual history

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: Getting from atoms to bits is the great challenge of modern digital archiving. Illustration by Andrea Danti/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1101 for July 11, 2017 It’s not as […]

Journalism 2017: The content dilemma

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: There will probably never again be a medium with the implied authority of stacked and locked lead type stamping ink on newsprint. Photo by Simone […]

The Cybercrime Bill for journalists

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: The law is coming to cybertown. The next steps will be crucial to ensuring freedom of expression. Illustration by BeeBright/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1098 for June 20, 2017 […]

The digital media dilemma

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: Vivian Schiller, a veteran of CNN, Discovery Channel, the New York Times, NPR, NBC and Twitter speaking on the rise of digital media at a […]

The challenges of the Data Protection Bill

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Ria Mohammed-Davidson of the Faculty of Law at UWI St Augustine speaks at the Media Association talk at the Ken Gordon School of Journalism and […]

Dear future media house

Reading Time: 4 minutesBitDepth#1004 for September 01, 2015 Anyone creating or moving a publication online quickly discovers the challenge is not journalism, it’s money. Peter Drucker’s axiom regarding business […]

A day without the news

Reading Time: 3 minutesBitDepth#961 for November 04 Increased danger in field reporting has grown troubling enough that it’s not only captured the attention of the United Nations, it led […]