The classic advice given to children is to “turn the other cheek” if someone is bothering them: Don’t give people the satisfaction of a reaction. But life online means abuse has found a home in people’s very own notifications and it soon becomes hard to ignore. Journalism especially invites a world of criticism and although social media gives journalists more exposure, it comes at a price.
A piece of Faima’s mind: Video series
For the second instalment of ‘A Piece of Their Minds’, Charlotte Rawlings speaks to Faima Bakar, a lifestyle journalist turned freelancer and a staff writer for Journo Resources.
Five reasons why Citizen Kane is still relevant to journalism
Unless they’ve been living under a rock, the odds of meeting a journalist who hasn’t seen, or at least heard of, Citizen Kane are slim. Repeatedly deemed one of the greatest films of all time by critics, the drama celebrates its 80th anniversary this year.