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Victoria Derbyshire and the future of television media

The BAFTA-winning Victoria Derbyshire Show is to be axed by the BBC due to spending cuts.  Praised for being progressive and female-led, the show has become a nation favourite for younger generations, who have become more withdrawn in attaining headline news from traditional media outlets. In 2018, the BBC faced criticism for grossly underpaying their […]

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Editorial

Deconstructing unconscious bias in the environmental crisis

Let’s paint a picture. A person exits a zero-waste store holding a jute bag that reads the slogan ‘System Change not Climate Change’, in vibrant emerald green. Sporting a rather dishevelled look, they are happily examining their newly purchased bar of chocolate made from fair-trade and farm-owned cocoa in Ghana, with no palm oil and […]

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The hidden agendas behind research funding

In March of last year it was revealed that, of the £290,000 donations to the Princess Dashkova Russian Centre in the University of Edinburgh, over £250,000 was given by the Kremlin linked Russkiy Mir Foundation (RMF). This revelation shocked many, worried about the potential influence the RMF, and thus the Kremlin, may now hold over […]