The topic I would be a specialist in, if I were a reviewer, would be television. Ask me about a series and I’ll watch half of it that night to talk to you about it tomorrow. I’ve made countless deals to make my friends watch the shows I like, for me watching shows they like… Continue reading Marathoning: The Right Way
First of all, I’d like to thank the Academy for handing the Oscar over to Moonlight, because it meant that I am not going to start a one woman riot. La La Land was an interesting film, and aesthetically pleasing, but nowadays, if you aren’t challenging anything, you’re not making a groundbreaking film. How can… Continue reading Oscars Diversity
Something that has always been around, but even more so today with the rise of fatalistic and sarcastic humour, is satire. In situations that are hard and serious, satire busts through the door to make a joke of it. But, is it really a joke? A lot of people argue that satire takes serious situations… Continue reading Why So Satirical?
I would sound scarily like wedding vows if I say it’s for better and for worse, but that’s the only way I can describe it. Online blogging has created so many opportunities, and opened so many doors for Journalism. It’s more easily accessible, for starters. People can find news far easier than they could before.… Continue reading How Has Blogging Changed Journalism?
Newspapers and magazines always have different perspectives on things, like what is important or how to interpret a story. Seeing all the newspaper headlines compiled together on the BBC website makes these different angles even clearer. Some papers prioritise shock stories. The Daily Mirror wrote about a story of paedophilia in football. Typically, newspapers take… Continue reading ‘What Insipid Angle Can We Take on This?’