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Irresponsible media responses such as this front page story serve to perpetuate hysteria, not clarity. Photo: The Daily Mail

24 hours on air

The tragic consequences of the Germanwings flight which this week was crashed into the Alps prompted a mass media outpouring. Within hours ...

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Procrastination by watching TV is good for us!

Many of us students procrastinate by watching our favourite TV soap operas such as EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks. In recent ...

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Religion and faith: Two entirely different ideas

With the world constantly afire with news of terrorist groups carrying out brutal crimes, it seems as if they all have one ...

Irresponsible media responses such as this front page story serve to perpetuate hysteria, not clarity. Photo: The Daily Mail

24 hours on air

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Procrastination by watching TV is good for us!

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Religion and faith: Two entirely different ideas

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Irresponsible media responses such as this serve to perpetuate hysteria, not clarity. Photo: The Daily Mail

24 hours on air

In light of the tragic Germanwings crash, Joe Evans looks critically at how we thirst for constant news, and how this leads to hysteria and misinformation

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Procrastination by watching TV is good for us!

Leanne Charlotte explores the importance of primetime television in portraying health issues to aid the public’s understanding of stigmatised illnesses

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Feminism: Challenging inequality or pernicious social engineering?

Feminism is nothing but a subversive blaming mechanism setting women against men and it does not adequately address gender inequalities

Nationalist movements rely on us not considering what our nationality means to us.

Beware the flying of the flag

Last week the area around Manchester City Hall was essentially locked down by the arrival of the English Defence League. I wandered down, and witnessed…

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Why we should restrict offensive speculative journalism

Lauren Wills discusses the media’s role in the aftermath of important world events, and whether they have the right to report things that they simply don’t know

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Religion and faith: Two entirely different ideas

The importance of religion to your culture has a significant effect on whether it becomes a duty or a liberty, and with that knowledge, we can really understand the link between religion and extremism

The LGBT+ community has long accepted gender roles as socially constructed tools for the sake of oppression. Has the realisation led to the overuse of 'de'gendered slurs? Photo: bentavener @Flickr

Sluts, bitches, and the LGBT+ community

Have slurs become degendered in the LGBT+ community? Is it still marginalising women? Can we even answer these questions at all?

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‘Jihadi John’ and The pull factors of terrorism and the push factors of Western society

How much is the West to blame for the radicalisation of its citizens? Lauren Wills considers this alongside the obvious pull of Islamic extremism in the fight against IS

While Madonna the brand doesn't look 56, Madonna the human is.

The harder they fall…

Joe Evans discusses the British public’s obsession with the falls, both metaphorical and literal, of celebrities and public figures in their five minutes of fame

Can our hospitals handle the stress of "selfish diseases?" Thomas McEvilly doesn't think so. Photo: The Labour Party @Flickr

Don’t be selfish, take responsibility

Thomas McEvilly contemplates the problems caused by ‘selfish’ diseases inherent in our floundering NHS

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Freedom of speech: A principle abused

Freedom of speech is fundamental to the legitimacy of a liberal democracy, yet the principle is often abused while its western definition creates flagrant double standards

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Pride’s predicament – is it ‘out’ for the count?

The Pride day mentality needs to infiltrate everyday life if it is to have the impact LGBT needs on awareness, openness, and equality