Tags : Covid 19

Do We Really Want To Watch COVID On Our TV

Whether it’s on or off-screen, the COVID-19 pandemic is being depicted in a number of ways. Before television shows started incorporating the pandemic, our only view was through the news.  With increased screen time, viewing habits have shown a split between escapism and information. It’s this need for trusted sources that’s meant public service broadcasters […]Read More

Is Television The Future Of Entertainment?

Read George’s previous piece on ‘The Progression of Modern Television’ here. For the longest time, it has been the general consensus that movies are made to a higher quality than television. It seemed like one of life’s key truths, up there with the likes of “toasters make bad bath companions” and “don’t eat an orange […]Read More

Letitia Wright Upsets Fans With Anti-Vaxxer Tweets

The actor, known for her roles in Black Panther and Mangrove, found herself in hot water after sharing an anti-vaccine conspiracy video that also contained transphobic undertones. Wright shared a link to a video where the host was heard making comments regarding the Coronavirus vaccines. The presenter in the video, Tomi Arayomi, has explained that […]Read More

The Class of Covid 2020

‘Oh, the virus is spreading because of the students, it’s all their fault’. It’s all well and good putting the blame on students and slandering their actions, but has anyone actually stopped to think about how it feels to be one of these ‘hooligans’ during this pandemic? We’re nearing the end of 2020, and it […]Read More

Virtual Speed Dating: The Future For Singles?

I sit in bed, tinnie in hand, eagerly awaiting the handsome eligible bachelors that would soon be popping up on my screen. I’m not wearing my usual date attire, favouring holey Christmas pyjama bottoms from 2008 over jeans and a nice top. To be honest, I feel very content. No constraints of uncomfortable shoes; just […]Read More

Accelerated Change In The Fashion Industry

New York Times journalist Irina Aleksander’s recent article ‘Sweatpants Forever’ to me has become required reading. Exploring the decline of the fashion industry, the piece exposes how commercial and consumer behaviours have radically altered the sector for the worse. Simply put, the ‘decline of the fashion industry’ is a term summarising how the way that […]Read More

Trump’s Assault on Post Office Threatens Election Integrity

In the week where the Republican party is holding its virtual convention, US President Donald Trump is attempting to promote a positive message. It served as an official rebuttal to a week of Democrats blasting President Donald Trump in their convention. Speakers at the RNC praised Trump’s character, his first-term accomplishments, and his performance during the coronavirus […]Read More