This week, Mental Health Awareness Week, publisher Duncan Williams talks about the role of media in society, about depression, good news, and both the positive and negative effects the industry can have on those who work in it.  My father drank himself to death. He suffered convulsions during...

'SNAP ELECTION ALERT' is how I first heard the rumours that Theresa May was about to call for a snap general election. 'Twitter is going crazy', I was informed. With the news playing quietly in the background at work, I nearly missed the surprise speech altogether,...

When I was growing up, I was under the impression that media professionals were honourable souls who considered it the height of professionalism to be nothing more than the conduit for the day’s news. Newsreaders, as we called them (not anchors or ‘newscasters’), were reassuringly...

‘Is ambition godly?’ a young Christian reporter asked me recently. I was so knocked out that she had to ask, that I decided to pen a few words on the subject. But the answer is: of course it is. Let’s take ourselves back to the Parable...

Mary Joseph is SAT-7’s Egypt Communications Officer and is based in Cairo. She has lived in Egypt and Australia and worked as a journalist in secular and religious media. Her passions are reading, writing, travelling and photography. I wanted to be a physician… then I wanted...

As I glanced up at Sky News and saw reports of a gunshot being heard in Westminster, I had my doubts. Working in a newsroom, you quickly learn that not every story is accurate. Conflicting reports on Twitter (which is notorious for spreading falsehoods) solidified my...

I wrote a piece for Christian Today last week, which reflected that according to OpenBible, social networking is the number one thing that people tweeted that they were giving up for Lent! For many, this reflects the negative perception of social media that persists: that...