Holly Pittaway, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
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2nd year History student and professional Peep Show enthusiast.

Momo Can’t Hurt You, but the Media Can

Holly Pittaway discusses how the media is perhaps to blame for the escalation of the 'Momo Challenge'

Posted on 11th April 2019

Empathy Beyond the Border

Holly Pittaway explores the bias of mainstream news when reporting tragic events occurring beyond our border

Posted on 6th April 2019

Crushing on a Killer: The Inappropriate Response to The Ted Bundy Tapes

TV Critic Holly Pittaway explores Netflix's latest problematic fave, and the trend that sees viewers swooning over serial killers

Posted on 21st February 2019

Activists Aim to Trump Trans Ban

Holly Pittaway discusses the emerging activism against the US transgender military ban

Posted on 14th February 2019

Copy-fight: Youtube’s ‘Fair Use’ Issue

Comment Writer Holly Pittaway discusses the current problem of usage rights affecting Youtubers, many of whom have had their content claimed by larger organisations, and why usage laws are letting them down

Posted on 2nd February 2019

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding

Deputy Digital Editor-elect Holly Pittaway is unimpressed by the quality of A Christmas Prince 2, but would recommend it for those seeking out a cheesy holiday flick

Posted on 19th December 2018

Comfort Women: An Untold History

Holly Pittaway argues for more education and awareness of the history of Japan's comfort women

Posted on 14th December 2018

Jamal Khashoggi and Western Hypocrisy

The western criticism of the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi is hypocritical argues comment's Holly Pittaway

Posted on 6th December 2018

The Hyper-Sexualisation of TV’s Teens

TV Critic Holly Pittaway argues that Netflix's Riverdale and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina portray their high-school characters in an overtly sexual and inappropriate manner

Posted on 2nd December 2018

Who Do We Blame for Our Victim-Blaming Culture?

In light of the recent #ThisIsNotConsent movement, Holly Pittaway discusses the victim-blaming culture embedded in our society

Posted on 17th November 2018

Is it Time to Forget the Poppy?

Comment writers Peter Amor and Holly Pittaway debate whether wearing a poppy is still an act of Remembrance, or whether it has become a glorified representation of the support of war

Posted on 9th November 2018

Spotlight On: Student Safety

With crime frequent in Selly Oak, we asked Comment contributors to discuss the worrying levels of criminal activity in the area

Posted on 30th October 2018