Author

 
Jason Norwood-Young

Jason Norwood-Young

    How the internet ignited a global inferno
    How the internet ignited a global inferno
    It was easy to overlook the first report of trouble brewing in Tunisia. According to a Reuters article dated December 19 2010, "hundreds of youths"...
    A wash in the simile
    A wash in the simile
    The use of good metaphors is slowly dying -- like good fiction at local bookshops.
    Reinventing journalism
    Reinventing journalism
    The internet, far from being the bane of journalism, is fast reinventing the industry, led by the avant-garde geek-cum-journalists from the old...
    The Infinity of Lists
    The Infinity of Lists
    The infinity of lists by Umberto Eco (Maclehose Press)
    Give it up bibliophiles, the ebook cometh
    Give it up bibliophiles, the ebook cometh
    There seems to be a perception among bibliophiles (some of them, at least) that the ebook is a solution looking for a problem. That the only reason...
    The reluctant raptured
    The reluctant raptured
    Globally the Four Horsemen are running rampant in the newsroom. Advertising, readership and revenues are plummeting. They need a saviour: a...
    The heart of Troyeville
    The heart of Troyeville
    I felt that I knew the Troyeville Hotel before I ever set foot in it: a friend, a talented artist who died young wrapping his car around a tree,...
    Rapidly changing landscape
    Rapidly changing landscape
    When I was a child, those crackling Johannesburg summer afternoon thundershowers would have my cousin and I in the street, sailing boats made of...
    At last, bandwidth
    At last, bandwidth
    The quiet tourist area of Mtunzini, 140km north of Durban on the North Coast, boasts scenic beaches, great bird watching, a nine-hole golf course,...