Pressure of being one of the best


There is a lot of pressure that comes with being at “the number one journalism school in the world”. Arguably so, but whatever; we believe we are the best and so when you are here you feel like you are the crème de la crème and so everything you do or say must be crème…

The world my oyster


The past two days have really just been about getting to meet everyone in our class and in our faculty. Yesterday was all about the internationals and today we met the Americans. We learned that we are the 104th class to walk through the doors of the J-School which was founded by joseph Pulitzer in…

New to New York: First glance observations


After about a year and a half of trying to get to New York I am finally hear living the dream! So the first thing I noted when I got out of the airport was that the airport is situated in Queens. Now understand that every single thing I know about New York is based…

The power of one, the strength of many


The way you start a story is what determines whether your reader will continue reading it or switch off and move on to the next interesting thing. If I tell you right now that as I write this I am sitting on a plane to Durban for work and that I am in tears and…