Blobby bobbies on the rise


Just like the child in the proverbial sweet shop, newspapers can’t get enough when it comes to stories about obesity. The topic of how the nation is getting fatter as well as the more nuanced consequences for our general health and the cost implications on society and the health service are a sure fire winner […]

A medical outlier or a mathematical anomoly


For whatever reason certain some subjects are considered more “newsworthy” than others. Professors of journalism, and there are such people, would probably spend many hours explaining why some topics fly into the pages of newspapers and others don’t. As a freelancer it is much more important simply to identify what these key subjects are than […]