Totes keen to scope this doco that explores the ongoing trials and tribulations of local journalists in post-conflict emergent nations (in this case East Timor), troubles that persist long after foreign fifo (fly in - fly out) journos have bailed back home or shot off to the next hot topic.
“I would rather be the son of a drug dealer, than the son of a homeopath” - Graney Best thing I’ve heard all day. And I’ve seen/heard some good shit today.
bendy trees > stiff trees →
So it looks like peer pressure mightn’t be so bad after all… and that ~not giving a fuck!!1!one!!~ might well make you cool, but it might also make you a bit shit. Professor Joe Allen (University of Virginia) found that susceptibility to peer pressure throughout adolescence had preferred outcomes in terms of social adeptness, maintaining relationships and academic performance, whilst...