Recently, the hashtag #AdviceForYoungJournalists was trending on Twitter after financial writer Felix Salmon tweeted a piece he wrote for Fusion entitled ‘To all the young journalists asking for advice…’ His advice, in a nutshell, was “don’t do it”. Ouch.
I’ve waited a long time for this to happen. You see, I love Jourdan. Growing up, I’d seen her in several magazines, but after discovering her online cooking show Well Dunn on YouTube a couple of years ago, a serious girl crush began to develop.
As someone who loves media, I always imagined that one day I would work for a major media organisation. I hardly considered other options. Getting involved with youth media and possibly creating a platform of my own in the future are things I only started thinking about recently.
Beauty Is… is a new documentary from social activist and filmmaker Toyin Agbetu. Featuring a number of interviews with people like British rapper/poet Akala and British actress Judith Jacob, the film looks at how we ourselves define beauty and how black beauty is viewed by society.
Below are the latest issues (and first I’ve ever bought) of Ballad Of and TLG magazines. I try to limit the number of magazines I buy as I used to hoard too many of them! In this case though, its worth it as I sometimes get bored with celeb/gossip/style ones that dominate the market.
Hope you all had a brilliant New Year! I’m now on Bloglovin’ for those of you that use it <a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/4532279/?claim=c7pnh9ehdhb”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Much love, Tenelle x