Tag : media

A Branson pickle! Students complain of “appalling” Virgin Media broadband in Hyde Park

2 years ago / 0 comments

Tell my wi-fi miss her… The Gryphon has received a number of complaints from students living in the Hyde Park area about poor Virgin Media broadband service, a problem which seems to have been recurring for over a year now, with many customers trying to claim money back. Oliver Howarth, … Read More

Transforming the Media…

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon explores transgender representation in the media and the work that still needs to be done. Before the sixties, few, if any, films had been made about transgender people. However, with the recent release of Hollywood blockbuster, The Danish Girl, various fictional and documentary television shows, and the reality … Read More

12 Days of Christmas Cheer

3 years ago / 0 comments

Short days and long nights and an incessant battle against wind and rain. In addition to our own personal ‘winter slump’, terrible and pessimistic news has been reverberating around the world in the last few weeks. The Gryphon pays attention to some alternative news, with twelve stories illustrating that good … Read More

Islamophobia: what can you do about it?

3 years ago / 0 comments

A phrase that is still underlined with red dots when you type it in on Word, Islamophobia is still very much in its beginner phase of becoming a well-known and understood phenomenon. Following reports of the Aubervilliers teacher fabricating his attack, The Gryphon explores the growing levels of Islamophobia across the … Read More

Every Single Word: the Representation of Minorities On-Screen

3 years ago / 0 comments

In the media, there is a distinct lack of coverage of and appreciation for Black Minority Ethnic individuals who positively contribute to our society. The Gryphon explores the underrepresentation of BME individuals in the media today. Each year, The Guardian put together the Media Guardian 100: a list designed to … Read More

The UK press is dictating our democracy

3 years ago / 0 comments

Anybody who’s picked up a UK newspaper in the last few months will have no doubt read numerous scathing attacks on certain political parties, especially the “Monster Raving Labour Party”. Ed Miliband claimed he was far from bothered by the relentless Murdoch attacks on his election campaign, the most recent of … Read More

Our statement on Sunday night’s email from your Union Affairs Officer

4 years ago / 0 comments

Dear all, Last night your Union Affairs officer sent every society on campus an email (the full text of which will be printed below this statement) trying to persuade you to vote in a particular fashion. We will be taking further action to address this issue. However, for now allow me to … Read More

Leeds No.1 For Media Graduates

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds has been named the No.1 University for graduates working in the media according to a survey by LinkedIn. The poll was based on how successful recent graduates have been in landing desirable jobs in the media. Leeds beat other top Universities to land the top spot, including Oxford which … Read More

News | Night of success for student media at O2 awards

4 years ago / 0 comments

LS has been crowned Yorkshire’s best free weekly newspaper for a third consecutive year at this year’s O2 Media Awards. Run by student volunteers, the paper came in front of the Dearne Valley Weekender, a well established regional publication. LS was highly commended for Best Editorial Team and Scoop of … Read More

News | UPDATE: Funding crisis stops LS printing

4 years ago / 0 comments

Following the response to our front page article, LS has decided to clarify issues brought to light through misrepresentation on social media and conflicting statements. LS is in a funding crisis and we value our readers and thank all those who have come out in support of the paper. Our … Read More