As mentioned before, my profile is about a metal bassist called Josh Acid.
The idea for this story came to be when my house received a leaflet explaining about an extension of flyover bridge from Croydon town centre to join another major road at the South of Croydon. I did some research and discovered that there had been a backlash to the proposed plans, with 89% of voters wanting a tunnel instead of a network of flyovers.
Musicians feature a lot in the news, so covering a music event would be ideal.
It was difficult at the beginning in terms of deciding who I could do a profile piece on, when it suddenly clicked in my mind to have a browse through Twitter and see if inspiration would hit me.
I had a meeting with my tutor to receive feedback about my review and first news story. This session was very useful, because I was able to see what could be improved.
I have written a comment piece about our seemingly narcissistic generation, what with the presence of cameras being available on the majority of devices, and younger teens being in possession of one – this all leading to insecurities amongst many people mostly to do with appearance. (more…)