Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Frontline news – a licence to be poetic?

Writing tips|

The instantaneous ‘as-it-happens’ world of news reporting is an unpredictable place. Those tickers that run across the bottom of the screen cry out for some real breaking news but most days, it’s pretty dull.

Word of the month

Word of the month|

Mellifluous (adj.) – smooth, honeyed, sweet; often use to describe something that is pleasing to the ear or smooth sounding. It’s one of those words that feels like it takes your whole mouth to pronounce. In fact, it could be onomatopoeic (perhaps a word for another month?).