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Social media is a journalist’s secret weapon

Published on February 26th, 2013 | by alnonlinechsub

I can’t remember a time when I did not use social media. Whether it was communicating with friends in school, organising interviews or connecting with the industry elite through a well-thought out tweet or Facebook message. It... Read More


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How safe are we?

Published on February 21st, 2013 | by Joseph Young

Recently, planet Earth has seen a near miss with Asteroid 2012 DA14 but has been hit by a – totally unrelated – meteorite in central Russia. Whilst the powers that be assure us of how slim... Read More


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Social media users should know the risks

Published on February 21st, 2013 | by Dan Brown

In a world where CCTV captures us over 300 times a day, should security firm Raytheon have the privilege to track people’s online presence and predict their future behaviour? Raytheon, the fifth-largest defence contractor in the... Read More


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Fashion: A beast that can’t be tamed

Published on February 19th, 2013 | by Elspeth Merry

At a fashion and feminism lecture a few weeks ago I felt both empowered, disillusioned and almost cheated. Had my whole adolescence been watched over and controlled by the bellowing, perfectly bespoke eye of a media... Read More


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4G is transforming the way we consume media

Published on February 14th, 2013 | by Kenny Wastell

The chances are you are probably reading this on a snazzy smartphone. If so, the new Arts London News website is partly designed with you in mind. You might have noticed that you are able to read... Read More


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Horse meat: A stable diet

Published on February 14th, 2013 | by Nick Ford

It is claimed that the top eight horse meat consuming countries get through around five million of the equine species a year. China and Mexico lead the field in terms of production and consumption, but many... Read More


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