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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


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


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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