Movin’ out, to move up: Women side stepping the glass ceiling
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Movin’ out, to move up: Women side stepping the glass ceiling

I was reading a discussion the other day about the importance of recognizing and effecting the equality between women and men. One participant highlighted how many women are becoming corporate consultants. The immediate benefit is that they are able to work on their own terms, set their own hours, and are valued, visible and recognized … Continue reading

The Maturation of Global Writing
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The Maturation of Global Writing

“…being an object of compassion is not the same thing as being the subject of a story.” – Jina Moore. Moore’s insightful piece, which looks at how journalists cover stories from Africa, warrants some discussion. The article posits that western (American) journalists too often write stories which highlight the atrocities and poverty on the continent, which … Continue reading

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Farewell to Urbanite

As my wife read out the headline to me that Urbanite was going out of business, I thought “What?!”. It seemed almost incomprehensible. Sure, I knew that print magazines were needing to reinvent themselves, find other business models, quit the paper routes and go digital. I intellectually understood that the publishing industry has been experiencing … Continue reading