Georgia Shepherd explores the role of the media in today’s society.
Russian cybercrime and social media: just how bad is it?
Everyone is familiar with news headlines concerning ‘Russian hacking’, which surfaced particularly during the 2016 US elections and Brexit campaign, but how much truth is there behind these claims, and what impacts does this alleged online meddling have on an international scale? Claims of Russian hacking in the US began to surface around September 2015, […]
Rhetoric: Fake News
“The media is really, the word, one of the greatest of all [the] terms I’ve come up with, is ‘fake’ … I guess other people have used it perhaps over the years, but I’ve never noticed it.” This garbled syntax may be familiar to you by now. It belongs to the current President of the […]
We’ve all seen classic knock off products, perhaps you’ve been tempted to buy them? You wouldn’t be alone. 40% of people in a UK survey admitted to buying pirated films and music or purchasing counterfeit clothing and accessories. This is despite the fact that 90% of respondents in the same survey agreed that it was […]