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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Who will be the Richard Branson’s and Alan Sugar’s of the journalistic future? Entrepreneurial journalism is all the rage right now with ex-newspaper journalists setting up their own websites and even making it look easy – take a look at Chris Brown’s website Bristol 24/7.

This entrepreneurial trend all started with the rise (and continuation) of a little known revolution called Citizen Journalism. Jeff Jarvis is always going on about it, but he does pose an interesting question: “How do we train journalists when everyone can do journalism? How do we train everyone?

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Pyretta Blaze, a gothic and fetish model from Swansea has set up her own photography business called ‘Lillith In Bloom.’

Credit: Lillith In Bloom

Pyretta Blaze

Established in early 2007, the alternative style photography business has recently blossomed and is now run by some well known people within the modeling and photography industries. Although still in its experimental stages, Lillith In Bloom also works with other businesses such as Angel Illustrations and Mirror Images.

Originally from Bridgend and named Sarah Jayne, Pyretta Blaze created her alter ego as a means of utilizing her everyday appearance. She began modeling at the age of 15 and was running a small jewellery business. Unable to pay models to wear her unique designs she started to do it herself. She said, “My first photoshoot was for a Cardiff University student and it went from there!”

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