Letter: Flimsy comparison

November 9, 2001

Likening a DJ to a cinema projectionist is bizarre (Books, THES , November 2).

If two films projected onto the same screen managed to be both coherent and different from their individual parts, it might handsomely reflect a DJ's talent.

However, the assertion that anyone with a "modicum of technical understanding" can become a DJ is akin to saying that no skills are needed to be a "freelance journalist specialising in popular culture".

Andrew Shanahan

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most commented

Recent controversy over the future directions of both Stanford and Melbourne university presses have raised questions about the role of in-house publishing arms in a world of commercialisation, impact agendas, alternative facts – and ever-diminishing monograph sales. Anna McKie reports

3 October