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I'm the Global Communities Editor for Reuters News. Any opinions here are my own. I tweet on finance and business via @reutermarkjones

The Week In Six Pix: Metro Racism, iCar, Globalisation, Robot Bankers, Gravity-defying Haircuts, and Watching Paint Dry

markhaywardjones.wordpress.com — British Racism on the Metro The Guardian newspaper was handed video footage of Chelsea football supporters abusing a passenger on the Paris Metro, sparking much soul-searching among the game's authorities. Barney Ronay pointed out that, in its pure form, football is, "the opposite of racism, an activity that tells you repeatedly that human beings are equal,...

Contagious Content

markhaywardjones.wordpress.com — I am using WordPress because my Tumblr has become so much harder to use as a pure blogging platform over the past few months. Tumblr has been re-optimised for easy sharing and handling web-hosted pictures in particular has become nightmarish. Plus I want to understand how 'social' WordPress has become in response to the growth...

The Week in Six Pix

Shares struggle, oil firms on Iraq anxiety

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Issei Kato Tokyo businessmen are reflected in an electronic board showing exchange rates between (from top row to third row) the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar, the euro, Australian dollar and (fourth row to bottom row) indices of Dow Jones, the NASDAQ and Hang Seng Index, outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 14, 2014.

We Love You, Stewart Morris

broken-tv.blogspot.co.uk — Further to yesterday's update, and with thanks to Louis Barfe of the excellent Cheeseford, here's another brilliant clip of Stewart Morris at his angry best. "Cue the piper! PLAY, YOU BASTARD!" "Is there any way of getting these old age pensioners to PLAY?"

TV highlights 18/02/2014

theguardian.com — Football: Manchester City v Barcelona7.30pm, ITV It's the knockout stage in club football's most prestigious contest, with some fascinating ties plucked from Uefa's goldfish bowl. Arsenal host a seemingly imperious Bayern side tomorrow (on Sky Sports 1 and Sky1), but it's Barcelona's visit to the Etihad stadium that's likely to provide most interest.

TV highlights 19/08/2013

theguardian.com — Stephen King is behind this new mystery drama, in which an unexplained event cuts off the remote town of Chester's Mill from the outside world, from airspace down. It sets up a situation that's part Close Encounters, part Lord of the Flies: how will societal order hold up to this enforced isolation?

Eli Lilly, Cummins Fight Against Indiana Gay-Marriage Ban

bloomberg.com — Indiana's debate about same-sex marriage was once all about morals. Now it's about business. Two local chambers of commerce and employers led by Cummins Inc. (CMI), the world's largest maker of big diesel engines, and Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY), the biggest U.S.

Courted by politicians, consulted by business, the Mumsnet co-founder has given mothers not just a place to chat - but a powerful voice

markhaywardjones.tumblr.com — Excellent FT interview with Mumsnet's Justine Roberts in which Lucy Kellaway pins down the reasons for its success: 1) A niche (a very big one, but still a niche); 2) Topics that generate strong emotions: ...by far the most important of the Mumsnet acronyms - AIBU - was invented by Roberts herself.

Mark's notebook | sunfoundation: Data and visualizations, the year...

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Mar 01, 2015

RT @MattGarrahan: SCOOP: Rebekah Brooks lined up to run Storyful on imminent return to News Corp. Will be based in the UK. on.ft.com/1M1YxjG

Mar 01, 2015

RT @tara_mulholland: An essential tumblr showing the parallels between modern hip-hop and pre-16th-century art b4-16.tumblr.com pic.twitter.com/SFPVX51RfW

Feb 27, 2015

Last day in the @reuters newsroom after 13 great years. Going to miss it. pic.twitter.com/6TAySQCp1k

Feb 25, 2015

London has a 'bone broth movement', according to the Standard: standard.co.uk/lifestyle/food… << Jones family prefers the name 'Carcass Soup'

Feb 25, 2015

RT @dsmitheconomics: Interesting from ONS. People on zero hours contracts - 697,000, 2.3% of employment - work average 25 hours a week: ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171776_…

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