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Truth and Technology: a Fraught Relationship

Recent discussion on the topic of so-called ‘fake news’ has exponentially grown. The use of the term “fake news” itself has increased...

Rebranding Climate Change: An Imagery Crisis

We have no time to sit and mourn the collapse of a single ice cap or, more brutally, the death of a few Arctic polar bears; we are now facing a human crisis, with human impacts. To stop large-scale death and destruction in the world’s poorest areas, we must act now.

Sensationalised Media: Is this the Root of Rape Skepticism?

TW: Sexual assault Media coverage of sexual assault in 2020 is not off to an auspicious start. Last summer,...

Playing with food: how meals turn political

Food is more than just a means of sustenance; it can take on significant political and social meaning.

What is Beauty?

The standards of beauty in the media are goalposts that are constantly being shifted by cultural currents in history. But are trends in literature and film of #bodypositivity and self-love doing enough? Georgia Watkins investigates.

The exploitation of musicians’ emotional struggles

"The general reaction to musicians’ pains is a testament to the humanity of our age."

The Difference Between a Burnt Roof and 250 Dead

Why tragedies outside the West don't seem to matter.

Leave her alone!

Whilst the media are free to report on events as they do, the practice of giving media space and attention to Markle’s father and other family members highlights a darker side to news which we should be avoiding, not encouraging by reading and watching it.

Fashion Goes Tits Up

Cleavage politics have always been heated, but how has fashion utilised this part of the body?

Crazy bop at Exeter. But where were all the suckling pigs?

Oxford needs to re-evaluate its disciplinary methods