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Media overload: balancing consumption and wellbeing

It’s late evening, you’re sitting and unwinding from an intense day until you feel the nagging pressure to return to the world of news, podcasts, literature and TV. In a…

Are we too Involved in Celebrities’ Personal Lives? Exploring Parasocial Relationships

In 2023, our lives are unusually fixated on the breakups and personal opinions of virtualstrangers. Fuelled by our relentless use of social media, we find ourselves closer to celebritiesthan ever…

The B word

Art imitates life, life imitates art, and the media’s portrayal of the bisexual isn’t always the nicest.

A lose-lose situation or a well needed public debate? How the case of Isla Bryson appears to have no right answer

The case of 31 year old Isla Bryson, convicted for the rape of two women, has sparked debate and divided the Scottish public. Many express concerns over the safety of…

Theatre-related Media

I love theatre and wish I could spend most, if not all, of my time watching talented artists practice their craft in front of me. However, I, unfortunately, have very…

Transphobia and the media

Transphobia has never been so rife, and the blame lies with the media. The way our media treats trans people – in broadsheet, on ‘debate’ shows, on social media –…

The slippery slope of a ‘quick fix’

We live in a world that demands instant gratification; in line with this, there is now a weight loss jab set to hit UK Pharmacy shelves this year. The jab,…

Sky News and Chris Kaba

Sky News presenter Sarah-Jane Mee has wrongly claimed people protesting over police shooting were heading to Buckingham palace to mourn the Queen. Chris Kaba was a 23-year-old man unjustly shot…