When going to Norway for the holidays I thought I would still have time to write my weekly report, and other random write-ups. Instead I learned I needed a break, and spend more time with friends and family.
It was great being back, something I will write about more tomorrow.
Science should be on the journalism curriculum – Read it
I feel very fortunate to have taken a few courses in psychology. There I didn’t just learn about the mind, but also how to read academic journals and understand the statistics.
Heatwave: Australia’s new weather demands a new politics – Read it
There is no question about it, Australia is a warm country. However, this [Australian] summer seems to be warmer than usual. Yet we are still bickering if we humans are to blame, as if, if we are not, we shouldn’t try to do anything about it.
Being away has made me change the way I see Ireland – Read it
An experience I can relate to, but in a different way. Something the missus and I experienced going to Norway to visit my family. Seeing how different it is there, then seeing how Australia seem to be changing for the worse. Yet we have similar hopes as the author, as Ireland, we also hope that Australia will change for the better, because we know it can.
The role of journalists, then and now, in exposing slavery.
(@brookekroeger) January 09, 2013