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Feminism’s White Noise
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Feminism’s White Noise

Following the release of new Suffragette film last month, critics have complained of the lack of Women Of Colour represented on screen. The bemusement stems from the screenplay writer, Abi Morgan’s decision to create a “composite character” as the lead, and yet citing historical accuracy as a justification for the lack of diversity in the film. Emily … Continue reading

Diary of a Trainee Journalist: Tracy Beaker eat your heart out.
Diary of a Trainee Journalist

Diary of a Trainee Journalist: Tracy Beaker eat your heart out.

It’s History of Journalism week and the title “was it The Sun Wot Won It?” is reverberating as fervently as it has every election since 1992, but possibly on a smaller, less political, more “good-god what more can I say about Kinnock’s wispy locks” way than you’re average psephologist. He had a tough ride, our … Continue reading

Diary of a Trainee Journalist: The Guardian has ruined me.
Diary of a Trainee Journalist / Feminism

Diary of a Trainee Journalist: The Guardian has ruined me.

I’ve just got in from a visit to my grandparents’ – they’ve got political views that could slaughter a sacred cow, but I love them. It’s the you-read-the-daily-fascist-but-you’ve-made-me-a-beef-wellington type of love. Ian McEwan calls it enduring love. What’s a family meal if “the Guardian’s ruined this country” doesn’t burn your lefty soul as you fork … Continue reading