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We have a right to expect the BBC to be impartial

Today, the BBC finds itself fighting a battle on several fronts. Day in, day out, it defends itself on one side from rife accusations of bias flying from the political left, right and centre. On the other stands the ever-looming prospect of government cuts, as the ‘tempting prospect’ of a downsized, even non-existent, BBC that […]

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Lil Miquela: challenging perceptions of reality on Instagram

‘Fake it till you make it’ is a phrase we’ve all heard time and time again. What was once an offhand remark, treated with sardonic sarcasm rather than heartfelt conviction, has apparently become a philosophy woven into the very fabric of our prolific social media use. The fear that our generation might disconnect with our […]