“Not one of my staff avoided being tear-gassed and pepper-sprayed, you know, myself included”. Tom Grundy left the University of Leeds to co-found Hong Kong Free Press; a paper that has become even more significant since the National Security Law. Clarissa Leung interviewed him about upholding free press in a dangerous climate.
Following Barcelona’s 5-1 win against Ferencvárosi on Tuesday, Salvador Sostres, a prominent journalist for Spanish newspaper ABC, compared 17-year old winger Ansu Fati’s pace to that of a “Black street vendor fleeing the police” in […]
Speculations and rumours are nothing new. Many significant events have been followed by a mass of conspiracy theories, dreamt up by those distrusting of the mainstream media narrative. The moon landing, 9/11, even the tragedies […]
In normal times, a crisis or a major protest would thrill the press. Commentators would happily write, talk and saturate us with an issue before moving on to the next fresh controversy. Now, however, journalists […]
A group of journalists recently walked out of a briefing at Downing Street. The gesture was in solidarity for colleagues who were allegedly uninvited and told to leave. While Downing Street denies this, a minister […]
“The 1st of April is the only day of the year where people critically evaluate things they find on the internet before accepting it as true. With online media, we should all seek to treat […]
Coronavirus has sparked an almost apocalyptic public response. The media’s coverage has led people to bulk buy certain items in a state of panic, making supermarkets appear like a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Furthermore, the mainstream media […]
Who writes Op-Eds for the New York Times? Winners of the Nobel Memorial Prize. Authors of nationwide bestsellers. Pulitzer-winning journalists. And recently added to the list, is a global terrorist group: Taliban. The Times published […]
The Sun is dealing with a staggering £68 million loss, with the company still drowning in legal expenses more than a decade after the phone-hacking scandal began. As revealed by The Guardian, the company is […]
The Freedom of the Press was compromised last week when a group of journalists from news outlets such as The Daily Mirror, HuffPost, The Independent and the i newspaper were excluded from a Downing Street […]
Megxit is an awful word. Like Brexit, the word seems impersonal. Unlike Brexit, the word concerns two actual people. In an age of digital media, where outrageous headlines are clicked on and truthful ones are […]
Saminda Sidhu, LUU media society member, discusses some of the events and benefits from BAME creative week 2019.