Why I Don’t Work in an Office, Don’t Give Out My Phone Number, and Live in Indonesia
Great piece from The Guardian’s Technology editor about the dangers of working in an office, having a telephone line and living in a place swarming with bad PR:
Maybe it’s just me, or maybe it’s the swarm of ever-more-desperate people trying to pitch stories about which they either have no clue, or know are dead in the water but are putting themselves through the pain of pitching in order to bill the client. But in a world where we’re turning out ever more meeja studies students, it would help to have some clue about how the minds in the media work. We feed on information, If you haven’t got it, we’ll bite your heads off just to check there isn’t any lurking down there.