BLOGROLL


- Organisations:

The Frontline Club - Journalism club, Kings Cross, London, UK

NCTJ - The National Council for the Training of Journalists

NUJ - The National Union for Journalists

The Times & The Sunday Times - news, features, comment and multimedia setting today’s agenda 

Sorted -  ’The men’s magazine with morals,’ - The Daily Telegraph

Look Local newspaper - regional paper at the heart of the community in Sheffield, UK

Tearfund - international development NGO

Beulah - ethical luxury fashion brand, London

Stop the Traffik - A modern day abolitionist movement seeking to eradicate human trafficking  

Teen Challenge Swaziland - reaching a new generation of young people to change SZ - the nation topping the HIV list

Bulembu - an abandoned mountain village in SZ being redeveloped into a vibrant, new community with schools, housing, and healthcare

Faithworks - Christianity, social justice and wider society

Kiva - micro-finance loans to support indigenous entrepreneurs making a difference in the developing world 

CRED Jewellery - fairly traded gold and silver products, helping transform the lives of poor mining villages overseas.

The Drummers Alliance - a network of drummers around the UK, and overseas, committed to innovation and community

River Cottage - all things local, ethical and seasonal in the cooking department

The Centre for Social Justice - IDS’ think tank on poverty



Journalism:

Giles Coren - Columnist and food critic, The Times

Jule Burchill - Columnist, The Independent 

Charlie Brooker - Columnist, The Guardian
 
Jeremy Clarkson - Columnist, The Times

Robert Fisk - Middle East correspondent, The Independent 

John Simpson - BBC World Affairs editor

Andrew Marr - BBC’s The Marr Show

Nick Robinson - BBC Political Editor

Ruth Gledhill - Religion Correspondent, The Times

Philip Yancey - journalist, author, Colorado, USA

Naomi Klein - author No Logo, The Shock Doctrine

The Guardian: Global Development - news site and blog



- Products I recommend:

Cross - quality pens

Apple - iPhones and Macbooks

Timu - leather journals 

Canon digital SLR cameras

The Times - Britain’s best newspaper

Diesel watches

Voyage d Hermes - cologne 

Reiss men’s wear

Pearl Masterworks custom-made maple shell drums

Pro-Mark drumsticks

Sabian Hand Hammered cymbals

Waterstones - books

Royal Bank of Scotland - banking

Barclay’s Wealth International - financial investing

John Lewis - retail store

Kiva - micro-loans to facilitate entrepreneurs in the developing world

Franziskaner - blonde ale