Worth losing sleep over

Man, busy few weeks. Busy year, actually. In the space of a week recently at Storyful we had Super Tuesday, two new staff coming on board, a new site design tested and put live, a new app tested and put live and all the usual stuff of daily newsgathering. The team I work with have…

Strange Brew

When it comes to coffee, Kenyans don’t know what they’re selling. Their coffee is among the best in the world, but most locals here have no idea. Solomon Kamau took me on a walkabout of his coffee co-operative this week near Thika, about an hour north of Nairobi. It provides around 8,000 smalhold farmers with…

State of the Union

A while back I posted a short online poll to guage Irish journalists’ perceptions of the NUJ. My motivation for doing so was my own ambivalence towards the organisation, stemming from not having had much to do with them, having witnessed their toothlessness in the face of tough management, and having had some disagreements with…