Andrew J Banks

Building bridges and raiding fridges since 1972 | Night Editor at http://www.news.com.au


how do i stop missing and loving someone who i know isn’t good for me?

A guide to letting go, not giving up


NOBODY can feel your pain. No one can be you and know your exact experiences that led you to where you are now — stuck in this never-ending “if-then” loop of utter despair. Maybe you thought you’d conquered it? Kicked the self-loathing, the…


how do i stop missing and loving someone who i know isn’t good for me?

A guide to letting go, not giving up


NOBODY can feel your pain. No one can be you and know your exact experiences that led you to where you are now — stuck in this never-ending “if-then” loop of utter despair. Maybe you thought you’d conquered it? Kicked the self-loathing, the…


Top 8 Things Journalists Find Difficult


ONCE upon a time there were reporters. Their job was to sniff out good stories or chase stories assigned to them by their editors. Once they had a good story, they would ask questions, investigate, research, verify and test every column inch of their work before it was ready for publication. They would sift the wheat from the chaff and scoff at press…


Time for a new religion


I’m sorry. There are roughly 4200 religions in the world today and not one of them has it right for me. Call me a fussy bugger, but there’s something a bit off about…


Twitter is the ‘conveyor belt sushi’ of social media

Making sense of where it’s @


TIME waits for no man - and neither does your Twitter feed. It just keeps…


The Return of the Content King

Journalism rises from the digital ashes


ON the day the Customer was declared King, Winter spread across the editorial world, freezing wordsmiths and editors in their tracks. There was much bloodshed across the realm with countless casualties as the industry fought an inner battle to appease a hungry, fickle beast.