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Fact or Fiction: The Stories in the Media

Momo Can’t Hurt You, but the Media Can

Empathy Beyond the Border

Humanity Must Overcome Anger

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    Fact or Fiction: The Stories in the Media

    Luca Demetriou argues that the media often ignore facts in favour of sensationalised stories

    Written by lucademetriou on 16th April 2019

    POP CULTURE

    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'

    Written by Holly Pittaway on 11th April 2019

    NEWS VIEWS

    Empathy Beyond the Border

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

    Written by Holly Pittaway on 6th April 2019

    NATIONAL

    Humanity Must Overcome Anger

    News Editor Tom Leaman discusses the recent revoking of Shamima Begum's citizenship, and whether it was the most humane and democratic thing to do

    Written by Tom Leaman on 18th March 2019

    NATIONAL

    Kellogg Ends Animal Testing – Better Late Than Never?

    Dubbed as a 'cereal killer' by PETA, Emily Breeds discusses Kellogg's decision to end animal testing after 65 years

    Written by Emily Breeds on 16th March 2019

    SLIDER (COMMENT)

    My Body, My Choice

    When Paula Smith* discovered that she was pregnant, she exercised her choice to have an abortion, knowing that it was the right decision for her. Here she recounts her experience of the abortion process, and outlines why she believes pro-life activism is unhelpful to women facing pregnancy

    Written by Guest Author on 13th March 2019

    BREXIT

    The Independent Group: Doomed to Fail

    Jonathan Korn argues that the newly-formed Independent Group will be lucky to succeed in the current electoral climate

    Written by Jonathan Korn on 12th March 2019

    NATIONAL

    ‘The Object of Art is to Give Life a Shape’: So Let’s Fund It

    Cutting arts funding excludes the working class, argues Abby Spreadborough

    Written by Abby Spreadborough on 8th March 2019

    POP CULTURE

    Making Tough Decisions is the Price of Being a Good Parent

    Katie Price shouldn't be shamed for her parenting choices, argues Catrin Osborne

    Written by Catrin Osborne on 5th March 2019

    BREXIT

    The Lady is for Turning (and so is he)

    In light of another impending Brexit vote in the Commons, Comment's Alex Boscott discusses the impact parliamentary U-turns are having on the process

    Written by Alex Boscott on 4th March 2019

    NATIONAL

    HMV must evolve to survive

    High street shops need to adopt new strategies to stay alive, argues Comment's Hannah Lay

    Written by Hannah Lay on 26th February 2019

    NATIONAL

    UoB is Becoming Parasitic

    Cities should not have to accommodate the constant demands of growing British universities, argues Alex Cirant-Taljaard

    Written by Alex Cirant-Taljaard on 24th February 2019
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