Tag : controversy

The Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed: Trump’s True Administration or Another Spun-Narrative?

2 months ago / 0 comments

Last week, a highly critical Opinion Editorial was published in The New York Times. Written anonymously by a senior White House official, it heavily condemned Donald Trump and his leadership style. This is the first time an article critical of the President has been written by someone still working within … Read More

Ryanair controversy reveals both internal and external problems

1 year ago / 0 comments

Ryanair is renowned for dominating the budget airline market in the UK, but its reputation is by no means gleaming. In 2013, Which? magazine famously conducted a consumer survey on customer service, asking participants to rate companies on the staff’s attitude, ability and knowledge. This left Ryanair in last place … Read More

What’s wrong with showing your body, Hartley-Brewer?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Julia Hartley- Brewer tweeted her views on Emma Watson’s recent Vanity Fair photoshoot. I found her comment, which aligned with many other people’s views on the issue, extremely unsettling: “Feminism, feminism… gender wage gap… why oh why am I not taken seriously… feminism… oh, and here are my (t*ts)!” What’s … Read More

Comedy | Rachel Mars, The Way You Tell Them – Leeds graduate cleverly interrogates our obsession with comedy

5 years ago / 0 comments

Having headlined the Camden People’s Theatre’s week-long festival ‘Beyond the Joke’ this January, Rachel Mars’ solo show ‘The Way You Tell Them’ comes at an interesting moment when the worlds of theatre and stand-up are increasingly colliding. A self-titled rookie stand-up and popular on the festival circuit, Mars is an … Read More

University considers cutting ties with Savile

6 years ago / 0 comments

9.11.12 The University is discussing removing the honorary doctorate it awarded to disgraced television star Jimmy Savile. The development comes after a month of speculation over whether Sir Jimmy  abused children during his career at the BBC. Leeds-born Savile, who died last October aged 84, was awarded an honorary doctorate … Read More