Loretta Barnard

Know Who You’re Googling: Ernest Hemingway

The man you'd most like in the bar, and not as a pa. Papa's personal life is well-documented, but what made Ernest Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway?   Ernest Hemingway – macho action man, big-game hunter, deep-sea fisherman, accomplished sportsman, adventurer; a man who ran with the bulls in Pamplona; a reporter on the front lines during the Spanish Civil ... Read the full article
Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is an Australian freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

Speaking on Behalf of The “Anxious” Generation

We, the anxious Millennials, are derided for being delusional, self-centered, and medicated. We, however, see this as an adequate avenue of tolerating the world being left to us.

The Week in Media: May 27, 2017

Every week, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we bid farewell to big data, we analyze the key trends on how different generations consume media, and we illustrate why journalism is not dead.