As any arts graduate knows, careers advisors and recruitment companies have little to offer if what you want to do is further your artistic interests and make a living at the same time. Sadly, many national publications see young, talented writers, artists and designers as fair game for slave labour. At the LIP we look at things differently.
Bruce Douglas tunes in to Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution…
A recent intern at Vogue House reveals the world of fashion is not as glamorous as one might imagine…
Rachel O’Brien has the dubious pleasure of meeting BNP press officer, Phil Edwards.
Blogger and author, Tim Worstall on the revolution in Blogistan.
Anthony Loyd is a war correspondent for the The Times. He talks to Alice Fordham of his experiences in Bosnia, his concurrent problem with heroin addiction and his struggle to cope with normal life after the war ended.
In its twenty year history, Serpent’s Tail has consistently published writers from outside the literary mainstream. With Elfreid Jelinek picking up the Nobel Prize in 2004 and Lionel Shriver scooping the Orange prize last year for We Need to Talk About Kevin, founder Pete Ayrton can be confident that the risks he has taken have paid off.
Tom Wipperman considers how multiculturalism should be reflected on the newsstands.
Novelist, Restaurant Critic of the Year, TV Presenter, Columnist and self confessed ‘snooty public schoolboy from London’, Giles Coren gives Mark Grimmer his two penn’oth on The Art Of Good Journalism.
Hip hop supremo and founder of Stones Throw Records, Peanut Butter Wolf talks to Mark Grimmer on the occasion of the label’s tenth anniversary.
Giles Harvey considers whether poetry still has a place in the whirlwind world of mass media communication.
Laura Keynes reflects on the life of a nineteenth century hack…
Al Jazeera’s Head of International and Media relations, Satnam Matharu talks to the LIP about the station’s reputation and aims for the future.
Alice Fordham considers the difference between British newsreaders and their American counterparts.
Christopher Whalen looks at the media on film.
Sophie Khadr is amazed by the first Howard Stern Film Festival in New York.