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Fact or Fiction: The Stories in the Media

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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

    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

    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

    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

    NATIONAL

    We Must Do More to Tackle Homelessness

    In light of Kane Walker's death, Tom Staples argues that we must do more to help the homeless

    Written by Tom Staples on 23rd February 2019

    DEBATE

    Intervention Means Emancipation for Venezuelans

    Oscar Gray argues that the US have a responsibility to intervene in Venezuela to ensure that Venezuelan citizens have the right to self-determination

    Written by ojgray on 19th February 2019

    BREXIT

    The Irish Problem: A History

    Comment Writer Jonathan Korn gives an account of Irish history, placing it in context of current Brexit negotiations and explains why the backstop is so contentious

    Written by Jonathan Korn on 18th February 2019

    NEWS VIEWS

    Medical Marijuana Farms: A Budding Industry

    The first cannabis farm in the UK is a great first step, argues Jonathan Korn

    Written by Jonathan Korn on 15th February 2019

    NEWS VIEWS

    Activists Aim to Trump Trans Ban

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

    Written by Holly Pittaway on 14th February 2019
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